Basic Biscuits - from Paula Deen Recipe

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  1. Preheat oven to 400ºF.
  2. Dissolve yeast in warm water; set aside.
  3. Mix dry ingredients together.
  4. Cut in shortening. (NOTE: P.S. if you freeze the shortening first, then grate the frozen shortening into the dry mixture it blends perfectly throughout and simplifies the process. This tip supplied by a reviewer).
  5. Add yeast and buttermilk and mix well.
  6. Turn dough onto lightly floured surface and roll out to desired thickness.
  7. Cut with small biscuit cutter and place on greased baking sheet.
  8. Bake for 12 minutes or until golden brown.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 677.01 Kcal (2835 kJ)
Calories from fat 47.78 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.31g 8%
Cholesterol 13.48mg 4%
Sodium 950.46mg 40%
Potassium 860.55mg 18%
Total Carbs 132.06g 44%
Sugars 10.19g 41%
Dietary Fiber 5.26g 21%
Protein 21g 42%
Iron 2.1mg 12%
Calcium 331.8mg 33%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 229.11 Kcal (959 kJ)
Calories from fat 16.17 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1.8g 8%
Cholesterol 4.56mg 4%
Sodium 321.66mg 40%
Potassium 291.23mg 18%
Total Carbs 44.69g 44%
Sugars 3.45g 41%
Dietary Fiber 1.78g 21%
Protein 7.11g 42%
Iron 0.7mg 12%
Calcium 112.3mg 33%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Find out how many calories should you eat.


  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 13.2
  • 17

Good Points

  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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