Stovetop Biscuits Recipe

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Stovetop Biscuits

Karen Feinen

By
@Ganieda

Adapted from My Prairie Cookbook: Memories and Frontier Food From My Little House To Yours by Melissa Gilbert


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Serves:

12 biscuits

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

2 c
all purpose flour
4 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
salt
1/4 c
cold lard or vegetable shortening, cut into bits, plus more for skillet
1 c
milk

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl.
2
Add lard and mix in with fingers until mixture is mealy.
3
Add milk and mix until smooth dough forms.
4
Divide dough in half and work each half into 6 balls. Flatten balls to about 1/4 thick.
5
Melt one or two tablespoons lard in a medium cast iron skillet over medium-low heat.
6
Working in 2 batches, add first 6 pieces of dough to skillet and fry until brown, about 6 minutes per side. Drain on paper towels and repeat with second batch.

Serve with Sausage Gravy. Stovetop Biscuits with Sausage Gravy

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Biscuits
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Kosher, Soy Free
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom