Monday, March 25, 2013
What’s Knott to like!?
Last weekend David and I took a day to ourselves. It had literally been years since I had been to Knott’s Berry Farm, and it had literally been decades since he had been! The night before, I was nervous with anticipation and excitement. The sad part was though, that I was most excited because I would get to eat the famous fried chicken dinner with biscuits and boysenberry jelly! Yum! Don’t worry; we went on lots of rides too. He forced me to go on all the major roller coasters, and I survived them.
1 ¾ cups flour
1 tablespoon+ 2 teaspoons baking powder
1 tablespoon solid shortening (chilled0
1/8 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup buttermilk
½ cup vegetable or cottonseed oil
9x9 baking dish
**Rubio’s salsa to go container or something similar
With an electric mixer, combine flour, baking powder, salt, and shortening. On the lowest speed, very carefully mix it until it had the consistency of a coarse meal. Combine baking soda and 1/3 cup buttermilk in a separate bowl and beat it with a spoon until it becomes foamy. Add remaining buttermilk, blend, and then add to flour and beat until well blended. Do not over blend. The mixture will be VERY sticky.
Take them out of the oven and slide them out of the pan on a plate to cool. Eat with butter, jelly, honey, or whatever floats your boat! They are best when they are hot.