"The beer adds flavor and leavening to these biscuits."
Original recipe yield: 1 dozen.
2 cups all-purpose flour
3 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup shortening
3/4 cup beer
Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C).
Sift together flour, baking powder, and salt.
Cut in shortening until it has cornmeal consistency.
Stir in beer, and knead lightly.
Roll dough out to 1/2 inch thickness.
Cut with biscuit cutter.
Bake 10 to 12 minutes, or until golden brown.
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