Nashville House Fried Biscuits


  • 1 quart milk
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 2/3 packages dry yeast or 1/6 cup yeast
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 6 teaspoons salt
  • 7 to 9 cups flour


  1. Add yeast to warm water.
  2. Add other ingredients and let dough rise.
  3. Work dough into biscuits and drop into hot fat *.
  4. Serve with apple butter.

Yield: about 7 dozen biscuits

Biscuits can be frozen individually and stored in plastic bags. When you work them up, don't let the biscuits rise too high.

* The fat should be slightly hotter than 350 degrees F. If fat is too hot, the biscuits will be soggy in the center.

Source: Nashville House Restaurant - Nashville, Indiana

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