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  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking powder 3 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Milk 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Melted butter 2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon

Sift flour, measure and resift with baking powder and salt 3 times.
Cut in shortening with two knives or a pastry blender until particles are the size of rice grains.
Add milk all at once and mix lightly and quickly with a fork.
Turn into a well-greased 8-inch cake pan and with a lightly floured hand pat out to uniform thickness.
Brush with butter and sprinkle with sugar.
Bake in a hot oven (450° F.) for 15 to 18 minutes until a rich crusty brown.
Split while warm, butter cut surface and serve immediately with desired fruit.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2055 Calories from Fat 1047

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 119 g182.4%

Saturated Fat 34.3 g171.5%

Trans Fat 13.5 g

Cholesterol 38.5 mg12.8%

Sodium 2230.9 mg93%

Total Carbohydrates 218 g72.8%

Dietary Fiber 6.8 g27.1%

Sugars 24.6 g

Protein 31 g62.8%

Vitamin A 8.5% Vitamin C

Calcium 133.8% Iron 74.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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