Fluffy Southern Biscuits

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Total Time
30mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
15 mins

One day I was just setting around the house thinking to myself "I would really love to start making homemade recipes of my own". That particular day I was craving biscuits so I thought why not start by making homemade biscuits. I gave it a shot and my biscuits were horrible. A couple of days later I thought I would give it another try and to my surprise they turned out perfect. I have been using this recipe every since. Enjoy!!! :)

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. **Preheat oven to 425 degrees**.
  2. 1. Mix all dry ingredients together in bowl [includes flour(self rising or all purpose), salt, baking powder, and sugar].
  3. 2. Cut small pieces of butter or shortening into the dry mix. With a fork mash the pieces of butter or shortening into the mix well so that it all becomes small crumbles.
  4. 3. Add in the milk and beaten egg.
  5. 4. Stir mixture until dough forms.
  6. 5. Place dough on lightly floured board and knead dough.
  7. 6. Cut dough with a biscuit cutter or use a glass that is floured.
  8. 7. Place biscuit on a baking sheet or a thin pan about 1/2 inch. At this point you can add melted butter on the top of the biscuits.
  9. 8. Put biscuits in the oven for 10 to 15 minutes(or until they are golden brown).
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I tried this recipe one night after finding tiny glass shards in my canned storebought biscuits. Disappointed in the mass manufacturing process of canned biscuits and the lack of quality control, I was determined to pave my way to newfound homemade biscuit making freedom. I followed this recipe and was super impressed with the results. They were delicious. They rose slightly in the oven but I made them kind of thin to begin with. Thanks for the great recipe. This is definitely worth whipping up as it will give you confidence and independence from storebought biscuits!