|All purpose flour||1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs), sifted|
|Baking powder||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Baking soda||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Shortening||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Buttermilk||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
Mix flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a bowl.
Cut in shortening with a pastry blender or two knives until particles are the size of rice kernels.
Add the buttermilk and stir with a fork until dough follows fork and forms a ball.
Turn dough onto a floured surface and knead lightly with fingertips about 8 times.
Divide dough in half and shape each into a round about 1/2 inch thick.
Cut each round into 6 wedge-shaped pieces.
Place on an ungreased baking sheet.
Bake at 450°F 8 to 10 minutes.