8 cups all-purpose flour
1/3 cup baking powder
2 teaspoons salt
8 teaspoons granulated sugar (optional)
1 cup solid shortening

Mix together flour, baking powder,
salt and sugar.

Use a pastry blender and cut in
shortening to the dry mixture
until it resembles coarse meal.

Store in well-sealed container in
cupboard or keep it fresh longer
by storing, sealed, in the refrigerator.

To make biscuits, add 1/3 cup milk
for each cup of biscuit mix used.

Bake biscuits at 450 degrees F for
12 to 15 minutes.

Source: Hints from Heloise column,
Bowling Green, KY - Daily News, Friday, Jan 13, 1995