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*This recipe is an excerpt from Fresh from the Farm Alabama Recipes, FCS-2112.

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Biscuits with Cane Syrup

Fannie Howard, Dallas County


1 stick butter, cold

3 cups self-rising flour

1 cup buttermilk, cold

2 tablespoons sugar


In a large bowl, cut butter into about 2 cups of our. When mixture is crumbly, add cold buttermilk and sugar. Mix. When mixture becomes like dough, roll onto floured surface and cut desired shape. Or roll by hand into a golf ball shape. Place in greased pan. You can also fold a half teaspoon of butter into the dough before placing on pan. Cook 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown at 425 degrees F. Serve with Alabama cane syrup.

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