Saturday, September 09, 2006

Cold Biscuits late 1800's early 1900's Recipe

from late 1800's early 1900's

1 pt. milk
3/4 c. lard (shortening)
1 tsp white sugar
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp cream of tartar
Enough flour to make stiff dough

Mix all ingredients well, adding enough flour last-enough to make a good dough.
Knead well.
Mold into small biscuits with your hands.
Bake at 350 degrees until they brown, abt 20 minutes

Biscuits will keep for several weeks in tight container.
Good to have for lunch, when its hot also for packing
in lunch buckets / lunch pails.

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Amish Pumpkin Bread Recipe

Amish Pumpkin Bread
courtesy: Mrs Mast

2/3 C lard
2 2/3 C sugar
2 C pumpkin
2/3 C water
3 1/3 C flour
2 tsp soda
2/3 C raisins
1 1/2 tsp salt
1 1/2 baking powder
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp cloves
2/3 C nuts
4 eggs

Cream lard and sugar until fluffy.
Add remaining ingredients and pour into pans.
Bake at 350 for 70 minutes or until done
Makes 2 loaves.

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