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Baking Powder Biscuits

2 cups flour
4 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
2 1/2 tablespoons shortening
3/4 cup milk or water

Sift the dry ingredients together. In a mixing bowl, blend the shortening into the flour. make a well in the center of the flour, into this pour all the milk or water. Stir only until all the flour is moistened. Toss on a lightly floured board, knead for 20 seconds, pat or roll 1/2 inch thick. Cut into rounds and place in Dutch oven. Place 1 inch of coals below the Dutch oven and 3 inches on top. Bake 15 - 20 minutes until done.