Flaky Biscuits
from Joy of Cooking

Ingredients:
2 c. all purpose flour
2 1/2 tsp baking powder
1/4 to 1/2 tsp salt
6 Tbsp butter, plus more to top
3/4 c. milk

Directions:
-Preheat oven to 450 degrees
-In large bowl, sift or whisk together flour, powder and salt.
-Cut the butter, very cold, into dry ingredients until buuter pieces aare about the size of a pea.
-Add the milk and mix until just combined (texture should be sticky, moist and lumpy)
-Roll the dough out of prepared surface into 1 in. thickness.
-Cut with lightly floured biscuit cutter and place on prepared baking sheet.
-Top each biscuit with a small cube of butter to help brown.
-Place in oven and bake for about 10 minutes or longer until tops are nicely browned.
-Serve immediately.