Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Baking Powder Biscuits With Mixed Peel

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.

This document in its entirety is located here, with more photos:-


ShirleyAnn Pearman
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