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Emma Porter Armstrong's Biscuits Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Emma Porter Armstrong
Added: Saturday, April 18, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/2 cups unsifted flour
3/4 cup buttermilk
1 egg
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon soda
1 teaspoon salt
3 rounded Tablespoons lard

Directions:
Directions:
Sift dry ingredients. Cut lard in with a pastry blender until like coarse meal. Mix egg in buttermilk. Add to flour until a soft dough forms. Using 1/2 cup flour, knead and roll dough to 1/2 inch. Cut with a 2 inch biscuit cutter. Place on cookie sheet and bake at 450 on middle shelf for about 10 minutes.

 

 

 

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