|3 teaspoons||Baking powder|
|½ cup||Lard or shortening|
In a mixing bowl, stir the dry ingredients together and cut in lard or shortening until the mixture has the texture of coarse meal.
Stir in ¾ cup milk a little at a time until mixture forms a smooth dough. Turn out onto a floured board and knead lightly. Roll on floured board to ½ inch thickness and cut with a floured 2-inch biscuit cutter.
Place biscuits on ungreased baking sheet and brush tops with the remaining milk. Bake in a 450 degree oven for 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned.
For drop biscuits, add up to 1 cup milk to the flour mixture. Do not knead the dough. Drop by heaping spoonfuls onto an ungreased baking sheet and bake as for rolled biscuits.
Yield: 1 dozen 2-inch biscuits. Submitted By WESLEY PITTS On 10-17-94
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