3 cups flour
2 Tablespoons baking powder
1 teaspoon sugar
1 teaspoon salt
2/3 cup shortening
1 cup milk
1/2 cup buttermilk
Sift the flour, baking powder, sugar and salt into a bowl.
Cut in the shortening until crumbly.
Stir in milk and buttermilk.
Knead the dough on a floured surface.
Roll the dough 1/2 inch thick and cut with a biscuit cutter.
Bake at 450 degrees for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown.
Brush with melted butter immediately after removing from oven.
Serve these delicious biscuits at a breakfast or brunch