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Here are some of my favorite BREADS recipes.


1 cup self-rising flour

1 tbsp mayonnaise

1 cup self-rising corn meal

1 egg

1 cup milk

1 tbsp shortening

Combine first five ingredients in mixing bowl. Stir until well blended. Set aside.

Place shortening in medium-sized iron skillet. Place in 450 degree oven until shortening melts. Pour in batter. Return to oven and bake for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown.

Mashed Potato Rolls

2 pkgs yeast

3/4 cup sugar

2 cups lukewarm water

1 tbsp salt

3/4 cup shortening

6-7 cups flour

1 cup unseasoned hot mashed potatoes

Melted margarine, cooled

Dissolve yeast in water in large bowl, set aside. Stir shortening into hot mashed potatoes. Add sugar and salt, beat in eggs. Add to yeast mixture. Beat in 3 cups of the flour. Add remaining flour. Let dough rise. Store in refrigerator (for up to one week). Make rolls as needed. Dip in cooled melted margarine and let rise in a warm place. Bake at 400 degrees about 15 minutes or until done.

Angel Biscuits

1 pkg yeast

5 cups self-rising flour

1/4 cup lukewarm water

1 cup shortening

1/3 cup sugar

2 cups buttermilk

Dissolve yeast in water, set aside. In large bowl, combine sugar and flour. Cut in shortening. Add yeast mixture and buttermilk. Knead then let rise in warm place until double. (Dough may be stored in refrigerator overnight.) Roll out and cut out biscuits. Place on baking sheet. Bake at 475 degrees for 10-12 minutes or until done.

Sausage Stuffing

1 lb pork sausage

8 oz pkg herb-seasoned stuffing

1 large onion, chopped

1 tsp salt

2 stalks celery, chopped

1/4 tsp pepper

1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted

1/2 tsp sage

8 oz pkg cornbread stuffing

4 cups chicken broth

Brown sausage, drain. Saute onion and celery in butter. Combine stuffing and seasonings in large bowl. Add sausage, onion, celery, and chicken broth; mix well. Place in greased 13"x9" pan. Bake at 350 degrees for about 45 minutes.

Persimmon Pudding

2 cups persimmon pulp

1 tsp baking powder

2 cups sugar

1 tsp baking soda

2 eggs, slightly beaten

1/8 tsp salt

1 tsp baking soda

1/4 cup evaporated milk

1 1/2 cups buttermilk

1/4 cup butter or margarine

1 1/2 cups plain flour

Cream pulp and sugar, add beaten eggs. Put baking soda into buttermilk and stir until foaming ceases. Add to pulp mixture alternately with dry ingredients which have been sifted together. When all is well-mixed, and the evaporated milk and butter. Pour into greased 13"x9" pan. Bake at 350 degrees for about one hour.

Sweet Bread

1 cup milk

3 eggs

2 cups sugar

3 cups self-rising flour

2/3 cup lard & butter, mixed

Combine all ingredients. Mix well. Pour into well-buttered 13"x9" pan. Bake at 400 degrees until brown. Serve hot with butter.