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Southern Eggs and Biscuits

To me, nothing beats the flavor of Southern cooking, especially for breakfast! The rich flavor of these eggs served over homemade biscuits is a hearty way to start the day. —Ruth Ward, Lexington, Tennessee
  • Total Time
    Prep: 30 min. Bake: 25 min.
  • Makes
    6-8 servings


  • 10 hard-boiled large eggs, sliced
  • 1 pound sliced bacon, diced
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 cups milk
  • 2 cups cubed Velveeta
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 3 cups self-rising flour
  • 1-1/4 cups buttermilk


  • Place eggs in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. In a large skillet, cook bacon until crisp. Drain, reserving 1/4 cup drippings. Sprinkle bacon over eggs.
  • Whisk the flour, salt and pepper into reserved drippings until smooth. Gradually add milk. Bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened and bubbly. Stir in cheese until melted; pour over eggs.
  • For biscuits, cut shortening into flour until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in buttermilk; gently knead six to eight times. Roll out on a lightly floured surface to 1/2-in. thickness. Cut with a 2-1/2-in. biscuit cutter and place on a greased baking sheet.
  • Bake biscuits and eggs at 400° for 25 minutes or until biscuits are golden brown. Serve eggs over biscuits.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 667 calories, 39g fat (15g saturated fat), 317mg cholesterol, 1426mg sodium, 47g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 1g fiber), 29g protein.
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