Frugal Gourmet Country Biscuits

30m
Prep Time
10m
Cook Time
40m
Ready In

Recipe: #41660

September 26, 2023



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Original is 12 servings
  • Dry
  • Wet

Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (51.2 g)
  • Calories 149.7
  • Total Fat - 8 g
  • Saturated Fat - 1.7 g
  • Cholesterol - 2.2 mg
  • Sodium - 328.6 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 17.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 2.4 g
  • Sugars - 1.1 g
  • Protein - 3.6 g
  • Calcium - 87.7 mg
  • Iron - 0.9 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Heat oven to 500 degrees F.

Step 2

Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.

Step 3

Cut in shortening with a pastry blender until the texture of coarse corn meal.

Step 4

Using a fork, stir in buttermilk.

Step 5

Do not over mix.

Step 6

Turn out onto a floured board and knead 3 or 4 times only.

Step 7

Gently pat out to about 1" thick.

Step 8

Cut into circles with a floured biscuit cutter.

Step 9

Place a large cast iron skillet in the oven and heat about 7 min.

Step 10

Remove to stove top and melt 2 tablespoons shortening in the skillet (I use butter flavored Crisco).

Step 11

Place biscuits in skillet, then quickly turn each biscuit over.

Step 12

Return to oven, and bake until golden brown, around 10 minutes.

Step 13

You may have to do in two batches.

Tips


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