Southern Gal Biscuits
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.
Total TimePrep: 25 min. Bake: 15 min.
Makesabout 1 dozen
- 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
- 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.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 172 calories, 9g fat (2g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 244mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.
Originally published as Southern Gal Biscuits in Cookin' Up Country Breakfasts Cookbook
Oct 29, 2017
These are my go to biscuits and my family loves them. This recipe is a keeper.
Nov 5, 2009
LOVE these biscuits...won't make anything else.. I think it is the sugar in them that makes them so good...