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    Fluffy Southern Biscuits

    Fluffy Southern Biscuits. Photo by Annacia

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    22 mins

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    God's_sugarcookie's Note:

    These turn nice and golden and have a slightly crisp outside with a fluffy, buttery inside. I like these because they taste so good and are healthier than the traditional version, using margarine instead of shortening, butter, or lard. Buttermilk can be subbed for milk for a tangier flavor. Feel free to post pictures, and thanks!!

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    Serves: 8-16


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    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 450°F.
    2. 2
      Sift together dry ingredients, then add margarine and cut in until coarse and crumbly like cornmeal.
    3. 3
      Add milk and mix with a fork.
    4. 4
      On a floured surface, knead gently turning over several times. Roll out to 1/2 inch thickness and cut out biscuits. Place with sides touching on an ungreased cookie sheet.
    5. 5
      OR drop by large spoonfuls onto an ungreased baking sheet with sides touching.
    6. 6
      Bake for 9-12 minutes, till golden, turning around once halfway through for even browning.
    7. 7
      Serve warm with butter and fried chicken!

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on January 20, 2008


      I made these biscuits for breakfast this morning and all I have to say is WOW!!!!!!. I have been looking for a GOOD recipe and I have finally found it. I made the cut out biscuits and they were perfect. I only made a few teeny weenie adjustment: I beat an egg in with the milk before I added it to my flour mixture, I used a stick (8 tablespoons) of butter instead of margarine and I didn't roll my mixture. When I turned it onto my floured surface I gently kneaded it just to incorporate some of the flour because I still wanted it to be somewhat moist.After that I just patted and pressed it out to the thickness I wanted. I was able to cut a dozen med sizebiscuits. Boy did they fluff up! These are the best and the easiest biscuits I have EVER made and I have made my share. Thank you God's Sugarcookie

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    • on May 28, 2012


      I have never made this type of biscuit before, I made a double batch and my family inhaled them. They could not believe how good they were and how easy they are to make. The only change I made was to use homemade unsweetened almond milk. Thanks for the recipe.

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    • on May 26, 2012


      Oops, I almost had the biscuits buried in chicken ala king before I remembered a photo. Be that as it may, lol, these are marvelous. I added a bit of wheat germ to the flour before mixing but all else was by the recipe. If your looking for sure fire biscuits you can feel good about stopping here.

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    Nutritional Facts for Fluffy Southern Biscuits

    Serving Size: 1 (34 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 211.6
    Calories from Fat 86
    Total Fat 9.6 g
    Saturated Fat 2.3 g
    Cholesterol 3.2 mg
    Sodium 438.4 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 27.1 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.8 g
    Sugars 1.6 g
    Protein 4.0 g

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