What’s For Dinner?
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Southern Recipe Restoration Project
The contributor: Karon Walker, 58, of Atlanta. Walker is retired from the American Foundation for the Blind. Walker submitted this recipe, a dessert staple that her mother used to make when the family lived in Alabama. “My mother, the late Coreen Walker, made this recipe as a dessert about once a week. We were poor and nothing went to waste. It was her way to use leftover homemade biscuits.” -- As told to Rosalind Bentley
Hands on time: 5 minutes Total time: 25 minutes Serves: 4-6
2 tablespoons unsalted butter, more for the baking dish
4 leftover cooked biscuits, halved horizontally
1/2 cup milk
2 eggs, lightly beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Pinch of cinnamon
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