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Tennessee Fry Bread

"You'll need only four ingredients to fix this time-easing bread. 'We like it with scrambled eggs and fried potatoes for breakfast,' remarks Theresa Sanchez from Franklin, Tennessee. Or dunk it in soup or serve it with coffee."
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30 m servings
Original recipe yields 8 servings

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  1. Place butter in a 12-in. ovenproof skillet; place in a 450 degrees F oven for 2-3 minutes or until melted. In a bowl, combine flour and buttermilk just until moistened. Turn onto a surface dusted with all-purpose flour; knead 4-5 times. Pat dough to 1/4-in. thickness. Cut with a 2-1/2-in. biscuit cutter. Place in a single layer in prepared pan; carefully turn to coat. Bake at 450 degrees F for 12-13 minutes or until golden brown.


  • As a substitute for 1 cup of self-rising flour, place 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder and 1/2 teaspoon salt in a measuring cup. Add all-purpose flour to measure 1 cup.


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This is a wonderful recipe. I wanted something quick and easy to make to serve with the Black Bean Soup that I was having for dinner. Definately a keeper!!

We really liked this bread. Very easy to make. I loved the crisp and crunchy bottoms. Thanks for posting.

Well, this was a buttery bit of goodness! I think I used a few Tbsp. more than 3, but I sure don't regret it! These are best eaten while they are still warm- they get pretty chewy once they ar...

I used whole wheat flour.

Great recipe for breakfast or dinner! I had it with chili and it was great. I usually change or adjust recipe's from this site and even went into it thinking of different things I could do wit...