Bogue Biscuits

Bea L.


This recipe came out of a cookbook from the Bogue Inlet, Emerald Isle area in Cartaret County, North Carolina.

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1 1/4 c
1/4 tsp
baking soda
3 1/3 c
self-rising flour
1/8 tsp
1 tsp
egg-size butter crisco


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1Preheat oven to 425. Mix buttermilk and baking soda together and set aside. Grease biscuit pan or iron skillet very well.

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2Blend well together the flour, salt and sugar then make a hole in center of flour and put in the crisco. You can use the regular crisco or lard if you prefer.

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3Cut in the crisco with a fork and gradually add buttermilk and work small amounts of flour so you can knead. You may have to add a little more flour or buttermilk to get the right consistency. I don't normally have to do this.

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4Pinch off pieces with floured hands and roll until smooth, making note not to over work dough.

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5Place into well greased pan and bake at 425 for approximately 15-17 minutes or until golden brown. You can brush tops with butter if so desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Breakfast, Biscuits
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy