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Homestyle Biscuits

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Homestyle Biscuits
En Español

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  • Makes: 15 servings

Light and flaky biscuits make excellent additions to holiday meals and family gatherings.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups flour (all purpose)
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2/3 cup buttermilk (low-fat)
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil (+ 1 teaspoon vegetable oil)

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees Fahrenheit.

2. In medium bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and sugar.

3. In small bowl, stir together buttermilk and oil.

4. Pour over flour mixture and stir until well mixed.

5. On lightly floured surface, knead dough gently for 10–12 strokes.

6. Roll or pat dough to ¾-inch thickness.

7. Cut with a 2-inch round biscuit or cookie cutter, dipping cookie cutter in flour between cuts.

8. Transfer biscuits to an ungreased baking sheet.

9. Bake for 12 minutes or until golden brown.

10. Serve warm.

Source: US Department of Health and Human Services
National Institutes of Health
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, Heart Healthy Home Cooking: African American Style

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 biscuit (33g)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 96
Total Fat 3 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 146 mg
Carbohydrates 15 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Total Sugars 2 g
Added Sugars included 2 g
Protein 2 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 51 mg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 34 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 96
Total Fat 3 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Linoleic Acid 1 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg
Carbohydrates 15 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Total Sugars 2 g
Added Sugars included 2 g
Protein 2 g
Minerals
Calcium 51 mg
Potassium 34 mg
Sodium 146 mg
Copper 25 mcg
Iron 1 mg
Magnesium 5 mg
Phosphorus 41 mg
Selenium 6 mcg
Zinc 0 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 2 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 0 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 0 mg
Vitamin K 3 mcg
Folate 49 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 1 mg
Choline 4 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

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1 ounces

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This recipe is great as biscuits. I've served them with soup and also with sausage gravy. They make great pigs in a blanket. (Just wrap one biscuit of dough around a half of a wiener. Bake as usual.)This recipe can also be used for caramel nut pull-aparts. 1/4 cup melted margarine. 1/3 cup brown sugar. 1/4 cup chopped nuts- optional. drop wads of dough onto ingredients in a 9 round pan. Bake as usual. Invert on a plate to serve.