|All purpose flour||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Baking powder||4 Teaspoon|
|Cream of tartar||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Shortening||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Milk||2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)|
In mixing bowl stir together the flour, baking powder, sugar, cream of tartar, and salt.
Cut in the shortening till mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
Make a well in center of dry mixture; add the milk all at once.
Stir with a fork just till dough clings together.
Knead gently on lightly floured surface (10 to 12 strokes).
Roll or pat dough to 1/2-inch thickness.
Cut with 2 1/2-inch biscuit cutter; dip cutter in flour between cuts.
Transfer to un-greased baking sheet.
Bake at 450° till golden brown, 10 to 12 minutes.