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How to Prepare Perfect Backing Powder Biscuits
Using a fork or pastry blender, cut shortening into flour until it’s the consistency of coarse meal. Add milk; stir with a fork until the mixture leaves the sides of the bowl and forms a soft, moist dough.
Roll out dough until 1/2 inch thick, and cut with a 2-inch floured cutter.