Pride of the South Biscuits
Not your typical biscuit but ideal for stuffing with, chicken salad, ham or jam
Credit: Adapted from Omega Flour Tested Recipes for Cakes, Pastries and Hot Breads / Jemima Code
BELOW IS THE RECIPE AS WRITTEN, MY NOTES ARE WRITTEN IN RED 2 cups sifted OMEGA flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
2 Tbls lard
2/3 cup milk (used 1/3 c 2% milk and 1/3 c heavy cream)
- Into a mixing bowl sift flour with baking powder and salt
- Cut in lard, then add milk which must be very cold
- Mix quickly then turn onto lightly floured board. (Used hands to fully incorporate the dough)
- Roll dough to 1/4 inch thick and brush melted butter over the top
- Fold the dough over and cut in biscuit rounds through the double thickness.
- Brush the tops with a little milk to give a glaze. Set in warm place about half an hour to rise slightly
- Bake in oven at 450 10-12 minutes or until brown
- This makes about three dozen one-inch biscuits.
As the book progresses the recipes are getting easier to follow without much ad libbing. The only thing I found is that is says the recipe should yield “three dozen one-inch biscuits” but had enough dough to get about half a dozen. This recipe produced a nice biscuit that went great with some country breakfast sausage.