Maryland Biscuit

Preparation info

    • Difficulty


Appears in

The Boston Cooking-School Cook Book

By Fannie Merritt Farmer

Published 1896

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  • 1 pint flour.
  • ā…“ 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.