Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 1 hr
Cook 10 mins

Souther Fried biscuits and apple butter are a great compliment to fried chicken, mashed potatos etc.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Dissolve yeast in warm water.
  2. Add and combine sugar, shortening and salt.
  3. Add flour until mixture has a good dough consistency.
  4. Knead for 5 minutes and let rise until about 1 1/2 times.
  5. (45 min) don't let it rise to high.
  6. Roll out and cut into biscuits.
  7. (Alternatively, you can form into biscuits prior to rising and Freeze individually. Don't allow them to rise to high when defrosting) Heat oil in deep fryer to about 355 degrees but no hotter or biscuits will come out with a soggy center.
  8. (note use fresh oil as biscuits will take on flavor of other foods that may have been cooked in the oil otherwise) Drop biscuits in oil and fry for 8 to 10 minutes.
  9. They should be medium brown and done through.
  10. Do not crowd too many biscuits in the oil at one time.