Southern Gal Biscuits Recipe

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Southern Gal Biscuits Recipe

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When I got married, I made sure to copy this recipe of my mom's. I'm glad I did...it's become one of my husband's favorites. We especially like to eat them smothered with homemade country sausage gravy.
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 25 min. Bake: 15 min.
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 25 min. Bake: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 egg
  • 2/3 cup milk

Directions

In a bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and cream of tartar. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles fine crumbs. In a small bowl, beat egg and milk; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; roll to 1/2-in. thickness. Cut with a 2-1/2-in. biscuit cutter. Bake at 400° for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown. Yield: about 1 dozen.
Originally published as Southern Gal Biscuits in Cookin' Up Country Breakfasts Cookbook 1994, p64

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 172 calories, 9g fat (2g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 244mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 egg
  • 2/3 cup milk
  1. In a bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and cream of tartar. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles fine crumbs. In a small bowl, beat egg and milk; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; roll to 1/2-in. thickness. Cut with a 2-1/2-in. biscuit cutter. Bake at 400° for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown. Yield: about 1 dozen.
Originally published as Southern Gal Biscuits in Cookin' Up Country Breakfasts Cookbook 1994, p64

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garfield8 User ID: 1186743 19594
Reviewed Nov. 5, 2009

"LOVE these biscuits...won't make anything else.. I think it is the sugar in them that makes them so good..."

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