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Tennessee Fry Bread Recipe

You'll need only four ingredients to fix this time-easing bread. "We like it with scrambled eggs and fried potatoes for breakfast," remarks Theresa Sanchez from Franklin, Tennessee. Or dunk it in soup or serve it with coffee.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:8 servings


  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup self-rising flour
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • All-purpose flour


  • 1. Place butter in a 12-in. ovenproof skillet; place in a 450° oven for 2-3 minutes or until melted.
  • 2. In a bowl, combine flour and buttermilk just until moistened. Turn onto a surface dusted with all-purpose flour; knead 4-5 times. Pat dough to 1/4-in. thickness. Cut with a 2-1/2-in. biscuit cutter. Place in a single layer in prepared pan; carefully turn to coat.
  • 3. Bake at 450° for 12-13 minutes or until golden brown. Yield: 8 servings.
Editor's Note: As a substitute for 1 cup of self-rising flour, place 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder and 1/2 teaspoon salt in a measuring cup. Add all-purpose flour to measure 1 cup.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 94 calories, 4 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 12 mg cholesterol, 239 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.