2 cups sifted flour 4 teas. baking powder 1/2 teas. salt 1/2 teas. cream of tartar 2 teas. sugar 1/2 cups shortening 3/4 cup milk
Sift dry ingredients; cut in shortening till mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add milk all at once. Stir dough, follow fork around bowl. Turn out on lightly floured surface. Knead gently 1/2 minute. Pat to 1/2 inch thick, cut with biscuit cutter. Bake on un-greased pan in hot oven (450 degrees) for 10 to 12 minutes.
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