- 3 cups sifted flour
- ¾ teaspoon salt, if desired
- ½ teaspoon
- Preheat the oven to 450 degrees.
- Combine the flour, salt, baking soda, and baking powder. Sift them together into a mixing bowl.
- Add the lard and mix it with a pastry blender or the fingers, until it has the texture of coarse cornmeal.