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Simple Biscuits Cooking Recipe

Below is the quick and easy cooking recipe for Biscuits.

To make hard biscuits, warm two ounces of butter in as much skimmed milk as will make a pound of flour into a very stiff paste. Beat it with a rolling pin, and work it very smooth. Roll it thin, and cut it into round biscuits. Prick them full of holes with a fork, and about six minutes will bake them.—For plain and very crisp biscuits, make a pound of flour, the yolk of an egg, and some milk, into a very stiff paste. Beat it well, and knead it quite smooth; roll the paste very thin, and cut it into biscuits. Bake them in a slow oven till quite dry and crisp.—To preserve the Biscuits biscuits for a long time sweet and good, no other art is necessary than packing them up in casks well caulked, and carefully lined with tin, so as to exclude the air. The biscuits should be laid as close as possible. And when it is necessary to open the cask, it must be speedily closed again with care. Sea bread may also be preserve the Biscuitsd on a long voyage, by being put into a bag which has been previously soaked in a quantity of liquid nitre, and dried. This has been found to preserve the Biscuits the biscuits from the fatal effects of the wevil, and other injurious insects, which are destructive to this necessary article of human sustenance.


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