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Seneca ghost bread (Native American cracker bread)



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  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 cup dry milk
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 1/4 cup shortening for frying


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Step 1

In a bowl combine all except the shortening.

Mix until batter is smooth.

In a skillet heat shortening on medium heat till melted.

Using a wooden spoon scoop a large spoon full from the bread batter and place it in the shortening.

Let cook about 30 seconds or until bottom is firm enough to slip spatula under and flip over.

Carefully turn the dough over and press with spatula to flatten.

You may have to press it several times.

When it gets light brown around the edges turn it over and cook till edges are browned.

Serve warm.

(may be stored in an airtight container and eaten cold)

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