Wonderful Biscuits


2 cups flour
2 tablespoon sugar
4 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 cup shortening
1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
1 egg
1/2 teaspoon salt
2/3 cup milk


Sift flour, baking powder, salt, sugar and cream of tartar. Add shortening and blend. Beat egg into milk. Add flour mixture and blend. Roll out dough 1/2 inch thick. Cut out biscuits with a biscuit cutter and place on a greased pan. Bake in a 375 degree oven until golden brown. Approximately 15 minutes.

Two batches of wonderful biscuits
4 cups flour
4 tablespoons sugar
8 teaspoons baking powder
1 cup shortening
1 teaspoon cream of tartar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon salt
1 and 1/3 cups milk