Homemade biscuits

Yield: 4 servings

Measure Ingredient
1½ cup Sifted Unbleached Flour
3 teaspoons Baking Powder
1 teaspoon Salt
1½ teaspoon Baking Soda *
2 tablespoons Sugar
¼ cup Shortening, Melted
1½ cup Sourdough Starter

* More Baking Soda may be added if the starter is very sour.

~--------------------------------------------------------------------- ~-- Place flour in bowl, add starter in a well, then add melted shortening and dry ingredients. Mix lightly and turn out onto a lightly floured board and knead until the consistency of bread dough, or of a satiny finish. Pat or roll out dough to ½ inch thickness, cut and put on a greased pan. Coat all sides of biscuits with melted butter. Let rise over boiling water for ½ hour. Bake at 425øF for 15 to 20 minutes.

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