My cousin Joe makes these regurlarly and they are spectacular. Stolen straight from the Fannie Farmer cookbook.
2 cups flour
1 tsp. Salt
1 Tbsp. Baking powder
2 Tbsp. Sugar
1-1 1/2 cups heavy cream
6 Tbsp. Melted butter
Preheat oven to 425F
Combine flour, salt, baking powder and sugar in a bowl.
Slowly add 1 cup of heavy cream, stirring constantly. Gather dough together. It should hold together, if shaggy add more ceeam.
Knead 1 minute, roll out into 1/2″ thick, cut into biscuits.
Dip each biscuit into melted butter, place 2 inches apart on baking sheet.
Bake 15 minutes, until golden.