Country Summer Breakfast: Gluten-Free Biscuits & Gravy
Homemade Gluten-Free Country Biscuits:
Ingredients (Use organics whenever possible.)
- 2 cups of Cup4Cup flour (Cup4Cup flour is the best gluten-free flour. It’s available at Kroger, Target, and Amazon.)
- 1 1/2 Tablespoons of baking powder (I usually include extra baking soda and/or baking powder with a recipe to add fluffiness!)
- 1 teaspoon salt (Try Himalayan or Celtic sea salt e of good quality and healthy trace minerals found in it!)
- 1/3 cup shortening (or use a one for one ratio of butter blended well with canola oil)
- 1 teaspoon sugar
- 1 cup low fat milk (almond or coconut milk to make this dairy-free)
- Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
- In a large bowl, combine the dry ingredients, stirring to mix well.
- Cut in the shortening, using two knives or forks or a pastry blender, cutting up the pieces of shortening into the flour until they are pea-sized.
- Gradually stir in milk and mix until the dough begins to form a ball.
- Scoop the dough ball onto your floured surface, dust with just enough flour to make the surface less sticky.
- With floured hands, gently knead the dough being careful not to overwork the dough.* Then, press the dough out into a rough circle about 1 inch thick.
- Cut out circles with a biscuit or cookie cutter about 2-1/2 to 3 inches in diameter. (You can use a glass tumbler like Priscilla used in her Homemade Biscuit recipe that inspired this one!)
- Transfer the biscuit rounds to a greased cookie sheet and bake for 13-15 minutes, or until the tops are lightly browned.
Prep Time 10 mins – Cook Time 15 mins – Total Time 25 mins
Makes 6-8 biscuits
Prepare biscuits for oven. Then take 1/2 pound (half a chub) of regular sausage (nitrate-free if possible) and brown it with a pan on medium-high heat. Make sure there is no pink, then sprinkle about 1-2 tablespoons of Cup4Cup flour. Stir the flour and sausage around until all of the browned sausage is coated with the flour. Then add about 1 ½ cups of milk. Continue to stir until milk reduces and mixture is thickened to desired consistency. Finish with a few grinds of pepper, serve over biscuit(s).
Both of these recipes inspired by She’s Cookin’ sausage gravy recipe can be easily doubled for 6-8 people.