Baking powder recipes

- Posted on Mar 02, 2011 - 05:31 PM

DROP BISCUITS

Rumford Common Sense
Cook Book, Circa 1930

2 c. flour

½ tsp. salt

4 tsp. Rumford baking powder

2 Tbs. shortening

About ¾ c. milk or milk and water mixed

Sift together flour, salt and baking powder; cut or rub in the shortening until the fat is thoroughly blended with flour, then mix to very soft dough with the liquid, having this as cold as possible. Drop by spoonfuls onto slightly greased baking pan and bake in a hot oven, 450 degrees F., 12-15 minutes.