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Baking Powder Biscuits


2 cups flour
21/2 teaspoons baking powder
3/4 teaspoon salt
5 tablespoons shortening
3/4 cup milk (about )

Combine flour, baking powder and salt. Stir in shortening until mixture looks like coarse meal, add milk and stir until soft dough is formed. Turn onto lightly floured board and knead. Roll out and cut into biscuits.

Bake at 350° for 10 - 15 minutes.

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