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    Mary Rogers's Sourdough Biscuits

    Mary Rogers's Sourdough Biscuits. Photo by Bonnie G #2

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    Dreamgoddess's Note:

    This is one of the Zaar recipes that I adopted. I hope to prepare this one soon and will post any modifications that I make to the recipe.

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    1. 1
      At bedtime make a batter of the half cup of starter, cup of milk, and 1 cup of the flour.
    2. 2
      Let set overnight if the biscuits are wanted for breakfast.
    3. 3
      If wanted for noon, the batter maybe mixed in the morning and set in a warm place to rise.
    4. 4
      However, unless the weather is real warm, it is always all right to let it ferment overnight.
    5. 5
      It will get very light and bubbly.
    6. 6
      When ready to mix the biscuits, sift together the remaining cup and a half of flour and all other dry ingredients except the baking soda.
    7. 7
      Work in the lard or shortening with your fingers or a fork.
    8. 8
      Add baking soda dissolved in a little warm water to the sponge and then add the flour mixture.
    9. 9
      Mix into a soft dough.
    10. 10
      Knead lightly a few times to get in shape.
    11. 11
      Roll out to about 1/2 inch thickness or a little thicker,and cut with a biscuit cutter.
    12. 12
      Place close together in a 9 x 13-inch pan, turning to grease tops.
    13. 13
      Cover and set in a warm place to rise for about 45 minutes.
    14. 14
      Bake in a 375 degree oven for about 30 to 35 minutes.
    15. 15
      Leftovers are good split and toasted in a sandwich toaster.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on August 04, 2014


      Wonderful, towering, light and fluffy biscuits, we served with pepper gravy and cheese fritata's, this is now my favorite SD biscuit recipe. Just be sure to plan ahead to start the night before.

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    • on March 31, 2014


      Delicious rolls! Cut in squares- really easy to make.

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    • on February 21, 2012


      Oh my goodness gracious! These are some yummy, light and fluffy treats! THey have wonderful texture that reminds me of a cross between a dinner roll and a biscuit. And they have tons of delicate sourdough flavor. Yum, yum and yum!

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    Nutritional Facts for Mary Rogers's Sourdough Biscuits

    Serving Size: 1 (163 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 491.2
    Calories from Fat 180
    Total Fat 20.0 g
    Saturated Fat 8.2 g
    Cholesterol 24.7 mg
    Sodium 806.4 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 66.2 g
    Dietary Fiber 2.1 g
    Sugars 3.3 g
    Protein 10.0 g

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