cups sifted all-purpose flour1/2 teaspoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons cold butter3 tablespoons cold lard1/2 cup cold
milk1/2 cup cold water
Preheat the oven to 325 degrees. Lightly grease a baking sheet and set aside.
In a large bowl sift together flour, sugar and salt. Cut in the
butter and lard until flour mixture resembles course cornmeal. With a
fork, add milk and water, tossing mixture slightly as you go.
Knead the mixture for 15 minutes in the bowl. Then on a lightly floured
surface, beat the dough with a rolling pin for 20 minutes, or until
biscuit dough is blistered. When ready to roll, the biscuit dough is
smooth and glossy.
sunshine biscuit dough onto a lightly floured board. Gently gather dough
into a rounded ball. Roll out to 1/3" thickness. Cut with 2" cutter. Place
biscuits about 1"
apart on prepared baking sheet. Bake beaten biscuits in oven until golden
brown, about 12 to 15 minutes.