2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
3 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup shortening
3/4 cup milk
Sift dry ingredients into bowl. Cut in the shortening till like coarse crumbs. Make a well; add milk all at once. Stir quickly with fork just till dough follows fork around bowl. Turn onto lightly floured surface. (Dough should be soft). Roll or pat dough 1/2 inch thick. Dip 2-1/2 inch biscuit cutter in flour; cut dough straight down. Bake on ungreased baking sheet at 450 degrees about 12 minutes. Makes 10.