2c. sifted, all purpose flour
3 teasp. fresh baking powder
1/2 teasp. salt (or less)
1/3 c. shortening (white Crisco)
3/4 c. milk Oven 450 deg.
Sift dry ingredients into bowl. Cut in
shortening til 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) Knead gently 10-12 strokes. Roll or pat dough 1/2 inch thick. Dip
cutter (or inverted drinking glass) in
flour; cut dough straight down--no
twisting. Bake on ungreased baking sheet at 450 for about 12 min. Makes 10
Great with homemade jams and jellies!
Submitted By: Sal from IL on 2002-10-31