Kentucky Fried Chicken, KFC Copycat Biscuit Recipe

If you love the biscuits at Kentucky Fried Chicken, KFC, give this copycat recipe a try. It only takes a few ingredients and you will be enjoying your favorite KFC biscuits.


  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/3 cup vegetable shortening
  • 1 tablespoon sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 425ºF.
  2. In a mixing bowl, sift together flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.
  3. In the center of the flour mixture, make a well and pour in milk.
  4. Add shortening; start kneading with hands to cut in the shortening and flour in the milk until thoroughly mixed.
  5. Add more milk, if needed to form, and mix.
  6. Turn onto floured board; knead gently about 6 to 8 times.
  7. Pat dough to 1/2-inch thickness.
  8. Cut into biscuits.
  9. Place on baking sheet and brown in oven 10-13 minutes.

Makes about 9 biscuits.

Tips from Margielynn

  • When cutting out biscuits do not twist with cuter, just press straight down to cut. The twisting can seal the edges and cause it not to rise correctly.

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