Fluffy Dumplings

1 1/2 cups flour
2/3 teaspoon salt
4 teaspoons baking powder
1 egg
1 tablespoon melted shortening or oil
2/3 cup milk

Sift flour, salt and baking powder into mixture of beaten eggs, shortening and milk. When ready to serve, drop by teaspoonsful into boiling gravy (about 4 cupsful), cover and cook gently for 8 to 10 minutes or until done.