|¼ cup||Baking powder|
|1 cup||Lard for soft wheat flour or 1 1/2 c. lard for hard wheat flour|
Sift together flour, baking powder and salt; cut lard into flour with fork or pastry blender until mixture has a fine even crumb. Cover and store in refrigerator until ready to use. Will keep at least a month. Makes 10 biscuits.
Biscuits: ½ c. milk 2 c. homemade biscuit mix Turn onto lightly floured surface. Knead gently for ½ minute. Pat or roll ½-inch thick and cut with cutter, dipped in flour. Bake in very hot 450 degrees oven for 12 to 15 minutes or until brown. Makes 10 to 12 biscuits.
Posted to recipelu-digest Volume 01 Number 664 by "Diane Geary." <diane@...> on Jan 31, 1998
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