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“This is a recipe that uses yeast and leftover mashed potatoes. These are great with honey or molasses. A real treat found in an old Fanny Farmer cookbook.”

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  1. Mix hot milk, sugar, shortening, salt, potatoes amd 1/4 c flour in a bowl.
  2. Set aside to cool slightly.
  3. Mix yeast in 1/4 cup of warm water and set aside for 5 minutes.
  4. Add yeast to potato mixture and mix well.
  5. (50+ strokes) Cover and let rise in a warm draft-free place for 20 minutes.
  6. Add 3 cups of flour and mix well.
  7. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled.
  8. Turn out of a floured board and pat dough down to about 1/4 inches thick.
  9. Cut into 2- 2 1/2 inch rounds.
  10. Place on greased baking sheet, cover and let rise until doubled.
  11. Preheat oven to 425 F Bake biscuit for about 15-18 minutes.

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