1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, melted in small pan
and set aside
1/3 cup honey
Heat oven to 450 degrees F.
Place flour, baking powder, sugar, salt, cream of tartar in a mixing bowl. Work
in the shortening until the mixture feels like cornmeal.
Pour milk into flour and mix well. Knead about 12 to 15 times. Break dough into
about 1/4 -1/3 cup size balls. Roll dough into balls and pat to 1/2-inch thickness.
Brush with melted butter and place on baking sheet. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes.
While biscuits are in the oven, pour the honey into remaining butter and bring
to a boil. Remove honey butter from heat and set aside.
When biscuits are done, remove from the oven and immediately brush with honey