Aunt Caroline's Dixieland recipes (1922)

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  • Purchase of this book includes free trial access to where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: DIXIE BISCUIT One pint of milk, One teaspoonful of lard, Two teaspoonsful of butter, Two teaspoonsfuls of sugar, One heaping! teaspoonful of salt, One-half yeast cake, Six cupfuls of flour. Put milk on stove in double boiler with butter, salt, lard and sugar. When milk becomes scalded, let it cool until blood heat. Dissolve yeast and stir it into the scalded milk. Then add to milk when cooled two and a half cups of flour and mix to a stiff batter. Next add an egg well beaten to the batter and put the batter in a warm pice to rise. Let it rise bout five hours and then knead as for ordinary biscuit using three and a half cups of flour. Knead until dough can be handled easily, then roll out to one-half inch thickness. Rub each biscuit with melted butter, put two biscuits together and place in pans far enough apart not to touch. Bake fifteen or twenty minutes in hot oven. FLOUR MUFFINS Two eggs, One cup of milk, One and one-half cups of flour, One tablespoon of lard, One teaspoonful of salt, Two teaspoonfuls of baking powder. Beat eggs separately. To yolks, add salt, melted lard, milk, flour, and baking powder. Lastly, put in the well beaten whites and bake twenty or twenty-five minutes. BALTIMORE EGG BREAD Two eggs, Three cups of meal, Four cups of sour milk, One tablespoonful of lard, One teaspoonsful of salt, One-fourth teaspoonful of soda, One and one-half teaspoonfuls of baking powder. Beat eggs well together, add milk, meal, salt, soda and baking powder and lastly the hot melted lard. Bake in moderate oven. One cup of fresh corn cooked until tender may be added to the batter. SOUTHERN PASTRY One cup of flour, One-fourth teaspoonful of salt, One-fourth cup of lard or butter. Mix flour and sa...
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