2 cups flour 4 tsp baking powder 2 tsp sugar 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp cream of tartar 1/2 cp shortening 3/4 cup milk
In a bowl, combine dry ingredients. Cut in shortening until mixture resembled coarse crumbs. Add milk; stir quickly with fork just until mixed. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto greased baking sheet. Bake at 450 º for 10-12 minutes or lightly browned. Makes one dozen.
For variety, make deep thumbprint in top of biscuit and fill with 1 tsp of jelly before baking.
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