2 cups all-purpose flour
4 teaspoons baking powder
3/4 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
1/2 cup shortening
2/3 cup milk
In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt, sugar and cream of tartar; mix well.
Cut in shortening.
Stir in milk and egg until smooth.
Turn dough onto lightly floured board or cloth and knead 4 or 5 times. Roll out dough and cut into biscuits.
Arrange biscuits on a cookie sheet, cover and freeze.
After they are frozen, transfer to and store them in a freezer bag.
Do not thaw to bake. Bake in preheated 450 degree F oven for 15 minutes.