Baking Powder Biscuit

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I have never been able to make fluffy biscuits until I found this recipe. This is from my grandmother's old cookbook. Encyclopedia of Cooking & Homemaking, this is from the 40's. l love how easy these are to make and they taste great also.

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  1. Mix dry ingredients and sift twice.
  2. Work in the shortening with a pastry blender or two knives.
  3. Add the liquid gradually, mixing to a soft dough.
  4. You may need to add an extra tablespoon of milk if too dry.
  5. Toss on floured board, pat to one-half inch in thickness.
  6. Cut out with a glass or biscuit cutter.
  7. Bake at 450 degrees for 12-15 minutes.

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