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From the, "Houston Junior League Cookbook," published in cooperation with your Daily Inbox Newsletter.

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 cups flour
  • 6 rounded teaspoons tartrate baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 Tablespoons shortening
  • 1/2 teaspoon soda
  • 1 cup buttermilk

TO PREPARE:

Combine flour, baking powder and salt.  Cut in shortening until consistency of coarse meal.  Add soda to buttermilk; stir into flour mixture.  Mix well.  Roll dough on floured board and cut into rounds.  Bake at 450 degrees on ungreased baking sheet for 10 – 12 minutes or until browned.

YIELDS:  
12 - 15 large biscuits

 
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