Recipe: Biscuits

  • Place in a mixing bowl
  • Three and one-half cups of flour,
  • One teaspoon of salt,
  • Three level tablespoons baking powder,
  • One level tablespoonful sugar.

Sift to mix; then rub in three tablespoonfuls of shortening and mix to dough with
One cup of milk or water.

Now work in a bowl to a smooth elastic dough, roll out three-quarters of an inch thick, cut, wash tops with milk and bake in hot oven twelve to fifteen minutes.

Foods That Will Win The War And How To Cook Them (Year 1918)
by C. Houston Goudiss and Alberta M. Goudiss