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Blendex Reintroduces Walnut Hill 1788
4/2011

Walnut Hill 1788 Biscuit Mix

The Pottingers have been noted for sumptuous food made from family recipes dating back to the 16th century.  Migrating to Nelson Co., KY in 1781, they established the Fort; Pottingers Station to feed and protect travelers. In 1788 they built the first brick home near the Fort known as Walnut Hill where they continued their hospitality.  Today, Blendex Company carries on that same great tradition with skilled food craftsmen under the supervision of general manager Ronald Pottinger.

Cut biscuits:

Mix 9 fluid ounces buttermilk with 1 pound biscuit mix, stir lightly until no dry spots, place on pre-dusted table top and gently knead about 4 times, roll to 5/8” thickness, cut to about 2 ½ inches and place on a greased tray, bake as follows according to type of oven:

Conventional oven – 400°F for 17-19 minutes, remove when done and apply melted butter to tops before serving

Convection oven – low fan speed – 375°F for 13-15 minutes, remove when done and apply melted butter to tops before serving

Drop Biscuits:

Mix 11 fluid ounces buttermilk with 1 pound biscuit mix, stir lightly until no dry spots, use a #16 or #20 ice cream scoop to deposit on a greased flat baking pan. Use the same bake times with appropriate oven type as listed above.

Muffin Type Biscuits:

Follow instructions for Drop Biscuits, except use a muffin tray. 

Pancakes and Waffles:

Mix 18 fluid ounces buttermilk and one egg with 1 pound biscuit mix, stir thoroughly and let sit refrigerated for 5 minutes, then prepare in your usual manner





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