2 c Flour
4 T Solid shortening
1/2 t Salt
1 c Milk (diluted ok),Canned
3 t Baking powder
Blend flour, salt, baking powder and mash in
shortening with a fork
until crumbly. Add milk and stir until the dough
sags down into trough
left by spoon as it moves around the bowl.
Turn dough out on a floured surface, knead for 30
seconds, pat out
gently until it is 1/2 inch thick. Cut with a round
cutter or pinch off
pieces of dough and form by hand.
Put biscuits into a greased Dutch Oven, cover, and
bury in bright coals
for 5 or 10 minutes or until golden brown.