These airy morsels are a delightful side dish for roast beef or any other juicy entree.
Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C). Spread shortening into a 9x13 inch baking pan and place on center rack in oven.
In a medium bowl, mix flour and 1 cup milk until a smooth paste is formed. Whisk in eggs one at a time, mixing thoroughly after each addition. Whisk in remaining 1 cup milk.
As soon as shortening in oven has begun to smoke, remove pan from oven and pour in batter. Bake in preheated oven for 20 minutes, until golden brown and fluffy. Remove and allow to sit 5 minutes. Slice and serve immediately.
Per Serving: 297 calories; protein 10.9g; carbohydrates 29.3g; fat 14.8g; cholesterol 118.6mg; sodium 98.6mg.
The quality of the flour can make a real difference to your bread. Different brands do vary. Extra-strong or Canadian flours, which are naturally higher in gluten, may give you a better rise than standard dough flours – especially if you’re making wholemeal bread , which not always getting bigger as well as clear bread.
To made this in a dough , add all the ingredients to your breadmaker and follow the manufacturer’s instructions.
A dough’s first rising can be make in the fridge 24 hours . This slows down the time it takes to rise to double its size, giving it a deeper flavour. It’s also a great limit , as you can work it yesterday , then finish it off the next day.