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Hardtack

Modern Hardtack Recipe


  • Author: Samantha Biggers
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 35 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 3410 calories 1x

Description

Is this the ultimate survival food? Before granola bars, massive amounts of preservatives, and fancy packaging, there was hardtack.


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Ingredients

  • 3 cups White Flour
  • 1.5 cups Sweet Sorghum Flour
  • 9 Rounded Tbsp Nutritional Yeast
  • ½ Cup Refined Coconut Oil
  • 3 Tbsp Iodized Salt
  • 1.5 cups of water

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F
  2. Add dry ingredients to your bowl.
  3. The amount of water you need can vary a bit. I add a ½ cup at a time and work it in.
  4. Knead dough, The end consistency you are going for is just pliable enough to be smooth and worked with a rolling pin.
  5. Roll out till approx 1 inch thick
  6. Cut into square biscuit shapes
  7. Dock or poke holes in the dough.
  8. Bake in the oven for 30 to 40 mins
  9. Allow to cool completely

Notes

Traditional Recipe Used By The Pioneers (instructions are identical to modern recipe)
4.5 cups White Flour
3 Tbsp Salt
1.5 cups of water

  • Category: Snack
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Calories: 3410
  • Fat: 127g
  • Protein: 64g

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