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Karen's No Fail Ginger Ale Pastry

5 Cups Flour 

1 Lb Lard /Shortening 

1 Tbls Baking Powder 

1 tsp salt 

1 Cup very cold ginger ale or 7up

Mix dry ingredients with lard until crumbly. (use two knives or a pastry cutter). Put in a large "tupperware" bowl with a seal. Add ginger ale. Let the kids drink the rest. Shake until a ball forms. This is where the kids can help.

Roll into shapes. Makes 6 pie shells (med size) or 6 doz tarts