Recipe Wednesday ~ Cape Breton Buttermilk Biscuits

Cape Breton Buttermilk Biscuits

5 c. flour
6 tsp. baking powder
1/4 to 1/2 tsp. soda
3 c. buttermilk
1 tsp salt
1/4 c. white sugar
3/4 c. lard (butter works but does not have the same taste)

Mix dry ingredients, cut in lard.  Mix.  Add buttermilk and mix thoroughly.  Press and knead mixture with hands until you have soft dough.  Cut with biscuit cutter and bake in a preheated 450 over for 20 to 35 minutes.

Recipe comes from The Scottish Family Cookbook published by the St. Andrew’s Society of New Hampshire and the New Hampshire Gathering of the Scottish Clans.

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