Skillet buttermilk biscuits

Yield: 30 Biscuits

Measure Ingredient
4 cups Vegetable Oil
1 cup Whole Wheat Flour
1 cup All Purpose Flour
1½ teaspoon Baking Soda
¼ teaspoon Salt
¼ cup Vegetable Shortening
¾ cup Buttermilk

Pour 1" of oil into a medium size skillet. Heat to 370 degrees. Combine the flours, baking soda and salt in a large bowl. Cut in the vegetable shortening until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add the buttermilk.

Mix lightly with a fork until the mixture clings together and forms a soft ball of dough. Break off pieces of the mixture, 1 per finished roll. Roll each piece into a 1" ball. Flatten the balls. Fry the biscuits until golden on each side (3-4 minutes total). Drain on paper towels. Serve warm.

Posted to EAT-L Digest 21 Jan 97 by Joel Ehrlich <Joel.Ehrlich@...> on Jan 21, 1997.

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