Easy Beaten Biscuits

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Appears in
I Hear America Cooking

By Betty Fussell

Published 1986

  • About

Beaten biscuits were once as indispensable to the old South as slavery. Eliza Leslie reflected Union sentiment when she wrote in her Directions for Cookery (1837) that this Maryland biscuit was “the most laborious of cakes, and also the most unwholesome,” albeit “there is no accounting for tastes.” Confederate sentiment,