• 1 pt. buttermilk
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp soda
  • 1 tbsp vegetable shortening
  • 3 heaping tsp baking powder
  • Flour-enough to make a biscuit dough
  • Syrup for Bread:
  • 1 pt. white corn syrup
  • 1 lb. brown sugar


Mix bread ingredients together, knead till smooth, roll out to 1/2 inch thickness; cut out in desired shape and fry in kettle of hot shortening.

Syrup: Boil together, using no water. Add 1 tbsp of mapeline. Take from fire and beat into the above 1/2 c. bacon druppings. Bread and syrup should both be served hot.

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Submitted 6/13/05.
Source: Oklahoma Heritage-Green County
Submitted By: Ruth Burbage
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