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Granny’s Biscuits and Gravy

January 21, 2017

Granny’s Biscuits and Gravy

 

For Biscuits:

 

½ Tsp salt

2 cups flour

1 Tbsp. Baking Powder

1/3 cup shortening

¾ cup milk or buttermilk

 

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Blend flour, baking powder and butter until crumbly; blend in milk. Roll out biscuits and cut in shapes. Bake 10 minutes or until golden brown on top. For Drop Biscuits: add ¼ more milk, drop by heaping Tbsp onto baking sheet.

 

For Gravy:

 

½ cup butter,

1 stick

¼ cup flour

salt and pepper to taste

2 cups milk

 

Melt butter in frying pan until bubbling. Whip together milk, flour and spices until foamy. Add to melted butter stirring constantly. Bring to a boil stirring constantly for 5 minutes or until gravy starts to thicken. Remove from heat and set to cool. Gravy will thicken while cooling. Pour over biscuits and serve. Serves 4

 

Variation: fry some crumbled sausage or hamburger until cooked through; remove from skillet; drain on paper towel. Prepare gravy, add cooked meat to gravy and serve.

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