Baking Powder Biscuits

2 C sifted flour
½ tsp. cream of tartar
3 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. salt
2 tsp. sugar
½ C shortening
2/3 to ¾ C milk


1. Sift dry ingredients together. Cut in shortening with pastry blender. Add milk all at once.
2.Turn dough onto lightly floured surface, roll out dough to ½ to 1-inch thickness. Cut and place on ungreased pan.
3. Bake at 450 degrees for 10-12 minutes.

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