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                    BUTTERMILK BISCUITS WITH MILK GRAVY
 
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 Serving Size  : 15   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Breads
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    2       c            All-purpose flour
      1/2   ts           Soda
      3/4   ts           Salt
    2       ts           Baking powder
      1/2   c            Shortening
    1 1/2   c            Buttermilk
 
   Preheat oven to 450. Mix flour, soda, salt, and baking
   powder. Cut in shortening with a pastry blender. Add
   buttermilk and mix quickly until dough forms a ball.
   Turn out on a floured surface and knead a few times.
   Pat or roll out to a 1/2-inch thickness; then cut with
   a floured biscuit cutter. Bake approximately 12 mintes
   on an ungreased baking sheet. Yield: approx. 15
   biscuits MILK GRAVY: Save 4 tablespoons of pan
   drippings (or butter) and place over low heat. Stir in
   4 tbs. of flour and continue stirring until smooth and
   bubbly. Add 2 cups milk and stir until thickened. Salt
   and pepper to taste and serve piping hot.
  
 
 
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