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Chocolate Gravy and Biscuits Recipe

I was talking to one of my co-workers and we were talking about cooking and baking. I found out that he likes to bake. By looking at him, you would have never thought he liked to cook or bake.

He asked my if I ever had Chocolate Gravy and Biscuits? I just looked at him like he was talking all crazy. Really Chocolate Gravy and Biscuits??

He said they were a “taste of heaven!”

So, I Googled it and there is such a thing. He told me that I really need to try it because it’s really good.

I found this recipe and I need to try it out. Thanks co-worker!

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Chocolate Gravy and Biscuits

Recipe courtesy of Paula Deen

Total Time: 1 hr
Prep: 20 min
Cook: 40 min

Yield: 8 to 10 servings
Level: Easy
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for work surface
  •  2 tablespoons sugar
  •  2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  •  1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  •  1/2 teaspoon salt
  •  1/2 cup vegetable shortening, plus more for pan
  •  1 cups buttermilk
  •  1/4 cup melted unsalted butter
    Chocolate gravy, recipe follows
  •  1/3 stick butter
  •  2/3 cup sugar
  •  2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  •  1/3 cup cocoa
  •  2 cups whole milk
  • Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F.
  • In a medium bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Cut in the shortening with a fork until it looks like cornmeal. Add the buttermilk, a little at a time, stirring constantly until well mixed.
  • Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface. Knead lightly 2 or 3 times. Roll out the dough with a floured rolling pin to 1/2-inch thickness. Cut dough into circles with a 2-inch cutter.
  • Place the biscuits in a greased iron skillet. Gently press down the top of the biscuits. Brush the biscuits with half the melted butter and bake for 14 minutes or until golden brown. Brush the hot biscuits with the remaining butter. Split the biscuits in half and ladle Chocolate Gravy over the hot biscuits.

Chocolate Gravy:

  • Heat butter in a cast iron skillet over low heat. Mix in sugar, flour and cocoa. Slowly pour 1 cup of milk into the skillet and whisk well to remove lumps. Whisk in remaining milk, stirring constantly, until mixture is thick, being careful not to scorch. Serve hot over biscuits.

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