Total Time
Prep 3 hrs 30 mins
Cook 30 mins

My sister in-law gave it to me. She learned it from her mother while keeping house for people in the Philipines.


  1. add shortening to milk and heat in microwave oven to 115 degrees.
  2. pour into bowl and add sugar, eggs, and yeast.
  3. mix in first cup flour and salt.
  4. keep adding flour while mixing until the dough doesn't stick to your hands but does stick to itself.
  5. separate into either 1 pound loaves or smaller rolls.
  6. makes 3 loaves or 36 rolls.
  7. let raise for about 3 hours in a warm covered place.
  8. put into oven at 375 degrees for 15-20 minutes for a roll or 25-30 minutes for a loaf.
  9. It will be done when you thump the bottom and it's hollow sounding and it's brown on top.
Most Helpful

I read the great ratings this recipe received and it is obvious that the taters were much more experienced than I was. What I wound up with was a very tasty baking soda biscuit.Not sure where I went wrong but found directions a tad vague toward the end

Wayne Reglin October 22, 2006

excellent made some today

lmbari October 20, 2005