Navajo Bread


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour, not sifted
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Lard and water


  1. Mix dry ingredients and add 1/2 cup warm water. Make soft dough consistency. Work and knead out air bubbles. Slap to make flat pancake-shaped patties about 8 inches in diameter.
  2. Using skillet half full of melted lard or shortening, drop patties into very hot fat. When golden brown, drain on paper.

Good cooked in one-half bacon drippings and one-half shortening.