Over the years I have learned that a recipe is more than just ingredients; it is also technique. So as I was reading the instructions in my new vintage cookbook for baking powder biscuits I decided to make the biscuits by hand instead of using my mixer.I even dug out my biscuit cutter so they would be round.When the timer went off and I pulled out the pan here is what I found; tall biscuits!
I promptly added some margarine to one and my oh my it was so good!
Then I added some homemade apple jelly to one of the biscuits; such a sweet success!
2 cups flour
2/3 cup milk
2 TBS. shortening
4 tsps. baking powder
1 tsp. salt
Cut shortening into sifted dry ingredients. Add liquid to make a soft dough; using more milk if needed. Roll lightly or pat into a sheet, cut into rounds. Place on a greased pan. Bake 450 degrees F. 12-15 minutes.