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South Georgia Biscuits


This is the easist one I have ever tried, and very delicious too. All my friends they love these biscuits. Thanks.













Low Fat, Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free


2 ½ cups all-purpose flour
or whole wheat
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
½ cup vegetable shortening
1 cup milk
or low-fat, non-fat


Preheat the oven to 450℉ (230℃) (220 degrees C).

In a large bowl, stir together the flour, baking powder and salt.

Cut in shortening with a pastry blender or by rubbing between your fingers until the lumps are smaller than peas.

Pour in the milk all at once, and stir with a large spoon until dough is evenly moist. It should be sticky.

Flour your hands, and knead the dough lightly for 3 or 4 turns, adding just enough flour so that it doesn't stick to your hands. Let the dough rest for a minute or two.

With well-floured hands, pinch off pieces of dough (about 12) and pat lightly into balls. Don't over work the dough.

Place about 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets.

With floured knuckles, press each ball down to about ½ inch thickness.

Bake for 11 to 12 minutes in the preheated oven, until browned on the bottom.

Serve hot with butter.

Raisins can be added to batter.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 47g (1.7 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 1056% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 2%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 2mg 1%
Sodium 206mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 7%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Sugars g
Protein 7g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 5% Iron 7%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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