Fried Biscuits

Recipe by ellie_
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READY IN: 22mins
YIELD: 4 dozen
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 3 12
    teaspoons yeast
  • 2
    cups warm milk
  • 14
    cup shortening (Crisco)
  • 3 12 - 4 12
    cups flour
  • 2
    tablespoons sugar
  • 2
    teaspoons salt
  • oil (for deep frying)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Dissolve yeast in milk and let stand 10 minutes or until foamy.
  • Stir in shortening.
  • Gradually add flour, sugar and salt and mix until smooth.
  • Cover with a damp cloth or plastic wrap and let stand until doubled (2 hours).
  • On a floured board roll dough into rectangle 1/4 inch thick.
  • Heat oil in deep frying or large skillet to 375-degrees F.
  • Cut dough with biscuit cutter (or use a drinking glass) and drop a few at a time into the oil.
  • When biscuit is puffed and brown turn and brown other side.
  • Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towels.
  • These can be made ahead and reheated in a 200-degree oven for 5-10 minutes.
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