A delicious tradition especially loved at Christmas time!
Note: this recipe **Contains gluten, dairy, and sugar
1 ½ cup sugar
4 ½ cups water
1 cup Crisco
1 T salt
1 packet yeast
12-13 cups flour
¾ cup sugar
2 ¼ cups water
½ cup Crisco
1 ½ tsp salt
½ packet yeast
5-6 cups flour
Boil the water and sugar for five minutes
Add the Crisco
Let cool to lukewarm
Add salt and beaten eggs
Add flour and yeast until sticky
Let rise and punch down three times
Shape into buns
Let sit overnight
Bake for 20 minutes at 350 degrees. Enjoy!
The featured image is courtesy of Mark Miller and used with his generous permission for Cultivating and The Cultivating Project.
Mary has cherished life-long literary dreams coupled with a passion for ministry, all of which lead her to study English literature and later theology and counseling in seminary. She has been designing artisan jewelry for nine years while homeschooling son Ian and daughter Julianna. After 14 years of ministry in San Diego she and her husband Mark Miller, along with their teenagers and cat, Lord Peter Wimsey relocated to Charlottesville, VA where they enjoy farm life, chickens and all. Mary enjoys off-the-wall humor, gardening, cooking, and curling up with anything penned by Dorothy Sayers, C.S. Lewis, Tolkien, or Jane Austen.
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