Titanic’s Cabin Biscuits
The cabin biscuit served in 3rd class on the Titanic was a simple cracker to help settle passengers’ stomachs as seasickness was more prevalent in steerage accommodations.
Titanic’s Cabin Biscuits
The cabin biscuit served in 3rd class on the Titanic was a simple cracker to help settle passengers’ stomachs as seasickness was more prevalent in steerage accommodations.
Prep Time
15+minutes
Cook Time
20minutes
Prep Time
15+minutes
Cook Time
20minutes
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Mix the flour and salt together in a bowl.
  2. Work shortening into mixture until it resembles fine crumbs
  3. Make a well in the flour, add water and mix until you have have stiff dough. Add 1 or 2 additional tablespoons if required.
  4. Place on a lightly floured board and roll into a 1 inch diameter log/cylinder shape. Cut the log into 25 discs and place on a cookie sheet.
  5. Cover with clear plastic wrap and let rest for 15 minutes
  6. Roll each disk into 2 1/2 inch circles. Prick holes with a fork. Bake at 375°F for 15 minutes
Topping Variations
  1. Spray each unbaked biscuit with water and sprinkle with rock salt.
  2. Brush unbaked biscuits with melted butter then sprinke a mixture of cinammon and sugar.
  3. After 10minutes sprinkle with parmesan cheese and chopped parsley, return to oven for an additional 5minutes.
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