2 cups flour
4 teaspoons baking powder
1⁄2 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons sugar
1 teaspoon cream of tartar
1⁄2 cup vegetable shortening
2⁄3 cup whole milk
1⁄4 cup butter, melted
1⁄3 cup honey
Preheat oven to 450°F.
Mix flour, baking powder, salt, sugar, and cream of tartar in a medium bowl.
Work the shortening into the flour mixture by crumbling with your hands until the mixture feels like cornmeal.
Pour milk into flour mixture and mix well.
On a slightly floured surface, knead the dough about 12-15 times.
Make dough into balls (about 2 inches) and place on baking sheet.
Brush Dough balls with some of the melted butter.
Bake 10-12 minutes or until golden.
Meanwhile Bring the remainder of the butter, and all of the honey to a boil in a sauce pan, then set the honey butter aside.
When biscuits are done remove from the oven and immediately brush each biscuit with honey butter.