Showing posts with label southern biscuits. Show all posts
Showing posts with label southern biscuits. Show all posts

Monday, August 24, 2015


It has been a crazy summer. We have traveled all the way down to Mississippi and all the way up to Maine. As you can imagine, I haven't been cooking as much as usual. Since we have been in the South, my daughter requests biscuits. She doesn't care if we have them with breakfast or dinner. I've tried different biscuit recipes. This recipe is one of the biscuits we really liked. Do I think they taste like Hardees? We didn't think so but they are good and easy.
Hardees Biscuits copy cat
5 & 1/2 cups self rising flour
1/4 cup sugar
1 tsp baking powder 
1/8 tsp salt
1 cup vegetable shortening, melted and cooled
2 cups buttermilk
1/2 cup water
Butter, for brushing the tops 

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside. 
  3. In a large bowl, combine the 5 cups flour, sugar, salt, and baking powder.
  4. Cut in the vegetable oil with a pastry cutter or with your fingers. 
  5. Slowly add the buttermilk and the water. 
  6. Mix until the dough comes together. 
  7. Lightly flour a clean surface. 
  8. Roll out the dough and dust top with flour.
  9. Knead a couple of times while dusting with flour.
  10. Roll the dough to 1 inch thickness. 
  11. With an inch cutter or a glass, dust the edge with a little flour.
  12. Press the cutter straight down into the dough and gently lift out.
  13. Place the biscuits onto the prepared baking sheet.
  14. Allow the biscuits to rest for 5 minutes.
  15. Bake the biscuits for 12 minutes or until golden brown. 
  16. Brush the top of the biscuits with butter and serve warm.
Recipe adapted from

Two years ago...................................I made Ladybug cupcakes.
Three years ago.................................I made Peanut Butter and Yogurt dip.
Did you already know....................
-In 1960, Wilber Hardee opened his first Hardees. 
-The first store was opened in Greenville, North Carolina.
-Within 5 months, Mr. Hardee had his first franchisee.