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    Grandma's Sourdough Biscuits

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    22 mins

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    12 mins

    pollen's Note:

    My grandma makes these every time we go over for dinner. I got my starter from her, so I too make these every couple weeks when I need to use up some starter. They are really fast and easy, and taste delicious right out of the oven.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    biscuits

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Sift together flour, salt, baking powder and baking soda.
    2. 2
      Cut in the margarine or butter.
    3. 3
      Mix in sourdough starter.
    4. 4
      Turn out dough onto lightly floured board.
    5. 5
      Knead a few times, until all of the flour is mixed in.
    6. 6
      Pat/roll dough to 3/4" and cut out biscuits; place them on an ungreased baking sheet.
    7. 7
      Bake at 425°F for 12-15 minutes, until slightly brown.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on May 05, 2014

      55

      Amazing and simple recipe, why fix something when it's not broken? I always have sourdough starter bubbling on top of my fridge. So I just had to make these... plus I don't eat pork but I love some biscuits and gravy but know I'll have to make it myself to be sure there's no pork in it, so today was the day! <br/>Tip: After years of cutting cold butter into various recipes for apple pie crust and such, I learned that taking the butter out of the fridge and just using a cheese grater that you can clean easily is the best way to incorporate cold butter into any dough recipe. No "cutting" required. In my 20's it was ok, but now I get sore after that kind of a workout! ;)

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    • on August 30, 2006

      55

      Thank you for this excellent recipe! My first batch just came out of the oven and I can't believe how tasty these biscuits are. Another sourdough success story! Instead of all purpose flour, I used white whole wheat flour, but the biscuits still came out light and tender with a nice crispy crust. I let the dough sit for about 30 minutes to allow the sourdough to do its magic before I kneaded it. Give your grandma a kiss for me! :-) Cathy B.

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    • on July 03, 2012

      55

      I am eating them straight out of the oven and the texture is delicate and soft. The sourdough flavor is subtle. I followed the recipe to a T and they came out so well I would serve them to guests. I let the last few set for 30 minutes and the sourdough flavor is much stronger. Do this only if you love sourdough.

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    Nutritional Facts for Grandma's Sourdough Biscuits

    Serving Size: 1 (213 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 91.2
     
    Calories from Fat 35
    38%
    Total Fat 3.9 g
    6%
    Saturated Fat 0.8 g
    4%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 286.7 mg
    11%
    Total Carbohydrate 12.2 g
    4%
    Dietary Fiber 0.4 g
    1%
    Sugars 0.0 g
    0%
    Protein 1.6 g
    3%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    sourdough starter

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