1 3/4 cups sifted all-purpose flour
3 tsp baking powder
1 T sugar
1/2 tsp salt
1 beaten egg
1 cup milk
2 T melted shortening or bacon fat
Sift together flour, baking powder, sugar, and salt. Mix the egg, milk, and oil in a separate bowl. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients, stirring until the dry ingredients are dissolved to the right consistency. Bake on a hot griddle. Serve.