2 cups flour
4 teaspoons baking powder
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup sugar
4 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons shortening
3/4 cup cream
Handful dried currants or dried cranberries
Heat oven to 375 degrees.
In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt and sugar.
Mix well. Cut in butter and shortening. In a separate bowl, combine
cream with beaten egg then add to dry ingredients. Stir in fruit. Turn
dough out onto a floured surface. Roll dough out and cut into biscuit
size rounds. Bake for 15 minutes or until brown.
Yield: 1 dozen