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Breads from Rina's Kitchen


Mom's Baking Powder Biscuits 
Makes 2-3 dozen

2 cups all-purpose flour
2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
3/4 teaspoon salt
5 tablespoons shortening
3/4 cup milk
               
1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. 
2. In a bowl mix the flour, baking powder and salt. Add the
   shortening and mix until in little pieces. Add milk a little
   at a time and mix until it forms a ball. 
3. Roll out on floured board to 1/4-1/2" thick. Cut out in desired
   size and dip in melted shortening. Place biscuits on an
   ungreased baking sheet. 
4. Bake at 450 degrees F for 12-15 mins.  
5. Variation: For shortcakes add 2 Tbls for sugar to the dough
   and roll dough out to 1/2" thick. 

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