Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
- 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, sift before measuring
- 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup yellow cornmeal
- 1/3 cup shortening
- 2/3 cup milk
Combine the flour, baking powder, and salt. in a mixing bowl Stir in cornmeal. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse meal. Add milk; stir just until dry ingredients are moistened.
Knead just a few times on a floured surface, or until you have a cohesive dough. Roll out about 3/4-inch thick then cut with a 2-inch biscuit cutter. Place on baking sheet. Bake at 425° for 12 to 15 minutes.
Makes about 1 dozen.