Dad's Melty Biscuits
Dad's Melty Biscuits recipe
cream of tartar
Stir together flour, baking powder, sugar, cream of tartar and salt.
Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
Make well in center of mix; add milk all at once.
Stir until dough clings together.
Knead gently on a floured surface for 10 to 12 strokes.
Roll or pat to a ½ inch thickness: cut with 2½ inch biscuit cutter using straight motion.
Bake on un-greased baking sheet for 10 to 12 minutes at 450℉ (230℃).
Serve warm biscuits with butter and jam if you wish.