- 2 cups sifted flour
- 1 tbsp sugar
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 4 tsp baking powder
- 4 tbsp cold shortening
- 1/2 to 2/3 cup milk
- 1 egg, well beaten
- Melted butter
Sift dry ingredients together and cut in shortening.
Add milk to egg, then add to flour mixture gradually, adding more milk if necessary.
Knead lightly on a floured board.
Roll to 1/2-inch thickness.
Cut into wedges, place on greased baking sheet, brush with melted butter and dredge with sugar.
Bake in hot oven (400 degrees F) 15 minutes.