pawpaw's bacon gravy

★★★★★ 1 Review
By Millie Johnson
from Valley Head, AL

My Pawpaw used to make this gravy along with bacon (the source of the drippings), fried eggs and a 5 count can of biscuits and Coffee perculating on the stove.He claimed the coffee didn't taste right in them electric things! The aroma of coffee and bacon always woke me up!

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 1 1/2 cups
cook time 5 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For pawpaw's bacon gravy

  • 3 Tbsp
    bacon drippings
  • 5 Tbsp
    flour, packed
  • 1 1/2 c
  • alittle salt
  • black pepper

How To Make pawpaw's bacon gravy

  • 1
    In 6-8 in. skillet add drippings, flour, salt and pepper and whisk together. Heat on med. high heat stirring constantly untill it turns a med. to dark brown in color. Quickly add water, stirring constantly. Bring back up to boil, adjust salt and pepper to taste. Reduce to low and cook 1-2 minutes
  • 2
    If gravy is alittle thick just add alittle more water. Must be served right away as it skims easily.
  • 3
    If you don't save bacon drippings like us southern cooks just fry 4-5 pieces of bacon, thick sliced.