Sift together: 2 cups flour, 1 Tbsp baking powder and 1/2 tsp salt.

Cut in 1/2 cup shortening until mixture resembles fine crumbs.

Beat together 1 egg and one cup milk, and add into dry ingredients.

Mix thoroughly and pour batter into a well-greased oblong baking pan.

Cover dough with peeled and pitted peach halves (3-5 peaches depending on size)

Sprinkle peaches with 2 Tbsp sugar and 1/4 tsp cinnamon.

Bake at 350 degrees for about 35 minutes.