Maryland Biscuit


  • 1 pint flour.
  • cup lard.
  • 1 teaspoon salt.
  • Milk and water in equal quantities.


Southern Pupil.

Mix flour and salt; work in lard with tips of fingers, and moisten to a stiff dough. Toss on slightly floured board, and beat with rolling-pin thirty minutes, continually folding over the dough. Roll one-third inch in thickness, shape with small round cutter, prick with fork, and place on a buttered tin. Bake twenty minutes in hot oven.