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Just like KFC or Kentucky Fried Chicken biscuits!

kentucky bisuits

Kentucky Biscuits

Ingredients
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 dash salt
1 tablespoon white sugar
1/2 cup butter
3/4 cup buttermilk

Directions
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

In a bowl, mix the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and sugar. Cut in 1/2 cup butter until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Mix in the buttermilk. Turn out onto a lightly floured surface, and knead 2 minutes. Transfer to an ungreased baking sheet, roll into a 6×6 inch square, and cut into 12 even sections. Do not separate.

Bake 15 minutes in the preheated oven, until a knife inserted in the center of the square comes out clean. Separate into biscuits, and serve hot.

Original recipe makes 12 biscuits

Recipe found here: Kentucky Biscuits

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southern buttermilk biscuits

Southern-Style Buttermilk Biscuits

Ingredients
2 cups all-purpose flour, stirred before measuring*
2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup lard or vegetable shortening, chilled
2 tablespoons butter, chilled
3/4 cup buttermilk

Preparation:

Heat oven to 450°. Adjust oven rack to center position.

In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, soda, and salt. Cut in chilled shortening and butter until you have pieces the size of small peas. Make a well in center of dry ingredients; pour in buttermilk. With a wooden spoon, gently blend dry ingredients into the buttermilk, just until mixture is clumping together. If necessary, add a few more teaspoons of buttermilk.

Transfer dough to a lightly floured board. Pat out in a circle about 8 inches in diameter and 1/2-inch thick. Using a 2 1/2 to 3-inch biscuit cutter, cut out and place on ungreased baking sheet. Bake on center oven rack for about 10 to 12 minutes, until tops are browned.
Makes 10 to 12 biscuits, depending on size of cutter.

*For the lightest biscuits, use a Southern white all-purpose flour if available.

Recipe found here: Southern-Style Buttermilk Biscuits

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Buttermilk Biscuits

Ingredients
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 cup cold shortening
3/4 cup buttermilk

Directions
In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and baking soda. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add buttermilk; stir just until the dough clings together.

Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead gently, about 10-12 times.

Roll to 1/2-in. thickness; cut with a floured 2-in. round biscuit cutter.

Place 1 in. apart on a greased baking sheet.

Bake at 450° for 11-12 minutes or until lightly browned.

Serve warm. Yield: about 1-1/2 dozen.

Recipe found here: Buttermilk Biscuits

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Southern biscuits are so very yummy. Read this: How to Make Traditional Southern Biscuits for a good primer on making southern biscuits. It’s been a while since I made them, but I love them!

Traditional Southern Biscuit

3 cups self-rising flour, plus some to flour the board
½ cup shortening or lard
1 cup milk
1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees.
2. Sift the flour into a medium bowl.
3. Add the shortening to the flour in bits and cut into the flour until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
4. Form a well in the center of the flour and add the milk into the well.
5. Stir the milk into the flour with a fork, just until mixed.
6. Turn out onto a floured board, counter top, or piece of parchment paper. Knead gently 2 or 3 times and roll or pat to a ½ inch thickness.
7. Cut into 2 inch rounds with a biscuit cutter. Place on an ungreased baking sheet.
8. Bake for 12-15 minutes until golden brown. Serve hot.

Recipe found here: How to Make Traditional Southern Biscuits

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