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                              PEPPER BISCUITS
 
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 Serving Size  : 12   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cajun                            Breads
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    2 1/2   c            All purpose flour
    1       tb           Baking powder
      1/2   ts           Salt
    1       tb           Coarse cracked black pepper
      1/2   ts           Baking soda
      3/4   c            Shortening
    1       c            Buttermilk
 
   Preheat oven to 450-500F.  Sift 2 cups of the flour
   with the baking powder, salt, pepper, and baking soda
   into a bowl.  Cut in the shortening with a pastry
   blender or fork, or work it in with your fingers.  Add
   the buttermilk to make a soft dough, mixing just until
   the dough holds together.  Flour your hands.  Pull of
   a piece of dough the size of a biscuit and dip the wet
   edge into the extra flour.  The roll or pat into a
   biscuit.  Place slightly touching, on a lightly
   greased baking sheet. Bake until golden golden brown.
    8-10 minutes. From Nathalie Dupree’s “New Southern
   Cooking”
  
 
 
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