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