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KFC Buttermilk Biscuits Recipe
KFC Buttermilk Biscuits
By Todd Wilbur

Recipe Type: Bread
Calories: 196
Cook Time: 28 minutes
Recipe Rating: 4.0 (3 reviews)
In 1991 Kentucky Fried Chicken bigwigs decided to improve the image of America's third-largest fast-food chain. As a more health-conscious society began to affect sales of fried chicken, the company changed its name to KFC and introduced a lighter fare of skinless chicken. the company is now working hard on developing a new line of baked and roasted chicken.

In the last forty years KFC has experienced extraordinary growth. Five years after first franchising the business, Colonel Harland Sanders had 400 outlets in the United States and Canada. Four years later there were more than 600 franchises, including one in England, the first overseas outlet. In 1964 John Y. Brown, Jr., twenty-nine, a young Louisville lawyer, and Jack Massey, sixty, a Nashville financier, bought the Colonel's business for $2 million. Only seven years later, in 1971 Heublein, Inc., bought the KFC Corporation for $275 million. Then in 1986, for a whopping $840 million, PepsiCo added KFC to its conglomerate, which now includes Pizza Hut and Taco Bell. That means PepsiCo owns more fast--food outlets than any other company including McDonald's--totaling over 20,000.

At each KFC restaurant, workers blend real buttermilk with a flour mixture to create the well-know buttermilk biscuits that have been a popular menu item since their introduction in 1982

Source: "Top Secret Recipes" by Todd Wilbur.

1/2 cup (1 stick ) butter
2 1/2 tablespoons granulated sugar
Not suppose to be sweet
Submitted on: 09/22/13
Biscuits are not suppose to be sweet. The sugar ruined them.. way to sweet
Joe Parker  
Submitted on: 12/27/11
Best baking powder biscuits I have ever made. thanks, Todd
Victoria Rizzi  
Submitted on: 11/11/11
The one thing I did differently was brush the biscuits with a tiny bit of melted salted butter as soon as I pulled them out of the oven. They were awesome!