Sunday, June 11, 2006

Southern Fried Biscuits

(Not for someone watching calories or cholesterol!)

1 1/4 cups milk
1/4 cup water
1 1/4 tablespoons sugar
3/4 tablespoon active dry yeast (2 2/3 packages)
1/4 cup shortening
1 3/4 teaspoons salt
2-2 5/8 cups flour

Makes approximately 24 biscuits

1 hour 10 minutes 1 hr prep
Dissolve yeast in warm water.
Add and combine sugar, shortening and salt.
Add flour until mixture has a good dough consistency.
Knead for 5 minutes and let rise until about 1 1/2 times.
(45 min) don't let it rise to high.

Roll out and cut into biscuits.

Heat oil in deep fryer to about 355 degrees but no hotter or biscuits will come out with a soggy center.

Drop biscuits in oil and fry for 8 to 10 minutes.

They should be medium brown and done through.

Do not crowd too many biscuits in the oil at one time.

Recipe donated by Jen at J. Butterfly