Bishop's Bread - from Dolores Smith (from her Mother-in-law, Marie Smith)


2 1/2 cups flour (plain)

1/2 cup crisco or margarine

1 tsp cinnamon

2 cups brown sugar

1 tsp baking powder

1 egg

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 tsp soda

3/4 cup buttermilk or sour milk**


** add 2 TBSP vinegar to sour the milk


Mix flour sugar, salt and crisco as for pie crust.  Save 3/4 cup mixture for top crumbs.  To remainder add all the other ingredients.  Stir until blended, do not over beat.  Pour into 9x13 well greased pan.  Bake at 400 for 25-30 mins.