Baking Powder Biscuits With Mixed Peel
2 cups flour
3 teaspoon baking powder
½ teaspoon salt
1½ teaspoon sugar
4 tablespoons shortening
1 egg mixed with ½ cup milk
½ cup mixed peel
1. Mix flour, baking powder, salt and shortening together.
2. Add in mixed peel.
3. Add milk and egg – mixture should be stiff.
4. Roll out and cut in to biscuits.
5. Makes 12 biscuits.
6. Bake at 400° for 10 minutes.
To make cheese biscuits add ½ cup grated cheese to dry ingredients.
Baking Powder Biscuits With Mixed Peel were made and prepared by Shirley-Ann Pearman
Photography by Shirley-Ann Pearman
Recipe was taken from The Bermuda Cook Book by Cecille C. Snaith-Simmons, the chapter on “Biscuits, Cookies and Candy”, page 84.
Note: Butter was used instead of shortening; and cream and water was used instead of milk.