Chocolate Gravy and Biscuits

Chocolate Gravy and Biscuits
Chocolate Gravy and Biscuits might be just the sauce you are searching for. This recipe makes 10 servings with 413 calories, 7g of protein, and 21g of fat each. This recipe covers 10% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. A mixture of cocoa, baking soda, milk, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so tasty. This recipe is typical of Southern cuisine. It is a good option if you're following a vegetarian diet. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes roughly 1 hour.

Instructions

1
Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F.
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In a medium bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
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Cut in the shortening with a fork until it looks like cornmeal.
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Add the buttermilk, a little at a time, stirring constantly until well mixed.
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Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface. Knead lightly 2 or 3 times.
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Roll out the dough with a floured rolling pin to 1/2-inch thickness.
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Cut dough into circles with a 2-inch cutter.
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Place the biscuits in a greased iron skillet. Gently press down the top of the biscuits.
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Brush the biscuits with half the melted butter and bake for 14 minutes or until golden brown.
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Brush the hot biscuits with the remaining butter. Split the biscuits in half and ladle Chocolate Gravy over the hot biscuits.
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Heat butter in a cast iron skillet over low heat.
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Mix in sugar, flour and cocoa. Slowly pour 1 cup of milk into the skillet and whisk well to remove lumps.
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Whisk in remaining milk, stirring constantly, until mixture is thick, being careful not to scorch.
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Serve hot over biscuits.
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