Mom’s Baking Powder Biscuits

Mom's Baking Powder Biscuits
  1. 2 cups all-purpose flour
  2. 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  3. 3/4 teaspoon salt
  4. 5 tablespoons shortening
  5. 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 inch to 1/2 inch thick. Cut out in desired size and dip in melted shortening. Place biscuits on an ungreased baking sheet.
  4. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes.