2 cups sugar
1 cup shortening (or margarine)
2 cups buttermilk
2 tsp baking soda
5 tsp baking powder
7 cups flour
2 tsp vanilla
Mix sugar, shortening and eggs thoroughly and then add alternately buttermilk and dry ingredients and vanilla. Chill overnight. Roll in figure 8 and bake until lightly brown in 400 degree oven.
-Mary Carlson, Bethesda Lutheran Church Cookbook
Yield: need to ask…
Connor made these the week after Christmas 2010. He used shortening and a buttermilk substitution.