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Blue-Ribbon Black Powder Buttermilk Biscuits Recipe

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This recipe for Blue-Ribbon Black Powder Buttermilk Biscuits, by , is from The Pace Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Kate Brown
Added: Sunday, April 9, 2006


3 Tbsp. cornmeal
2 1/2 c. flour
1 1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. coarse black pepper
1 tsp. sugar
1 stick butter or margarine, cut into chunks
2 c. buttermilk (sub: 2 c. milk w/ 2 tsp. lemon juice)

Preheat oven to 450, grease 9x11 cookie sheet, sprinkle 2 tbsp. cornmeal over surface.

Place flour, salt, baking soda, baking powder, pepper, and sugar in a large bowl and whisk together.
Cut in butter with pastry blender until it looks like coarse crumbs.
Add buttermilk.
Put dough ball on a floured countertop. Roll to 1" thick, sprinkle 1 Tbsp. cornmeal, cut 2x2 squares.
Bake 15 minutes.




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