These cook up well at camp. Bring the dry ingredients premixed from home and mix up right when you need to.
2 cups all purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup Lard
3/4 cup buttermilk or sour milk
Sift together dry ingredients.
Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
Add buttermilk; stir just until the dough clings together on a lightly floured board, knead dough gently about 10 to 12 strokes.
Roll to 1/2" thickness.
Cut with a 2" round biscuit cutter.
Place on a greased baking sheet.
Bake at 450 degrees for 12 to 15 minutes or until lightly browned.