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Southern Style Buttermilk Chicken. My Version.

Southern Style Buttermilk Chicken

This is my second time to make this crispy chicken. I have used 2 recipes I found online which I mixed and matched the ingredients and adjusted the method to satisfy my taste. I’m pretty satisfied with this in terms of taste and crunchiness! Sure is best served hot or even cold, yes a great picnic food too!
I must admit though that this time I added an extra ingredient to my chicken, you’ll find it in the method below. By the way, there is no gravy as the chicken is ‘fat’ enough for me….no gravy means no extra cross training, lol!

Ingredients

Marinade mix:
8pieces chicken legs, thighs and legs sliced apart
1 tsp ground black pepper
1/2 tsp cayenne powder
1 tsp salt
1 tsp paprika powder
1 tsp dried parsley
1 tsp oregano
1/2 tsp garlic powder
2 cups buttermilk

Flour seasoning:
2 cups flour
1 tsp salt
1 tsp paprika
1/2 tsp cayenne
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp dried parsley
1/4 tsp dried oregano
3 tbsp panko bread crumbs. This is optional, I just wanted extra crunch on the skin..yummy!
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Cake Pops

I wanted something else than just an ordinary sponge cake (which is my favorite) for my birthday ( 5 days ago) so I searched the internet¬† for ideas since baking is my waterloo. Initially I found an interesting one but it involved rolling of fondant and expertise handling it. I have never worked with fondant before and they are quite expensive here (and to be experimented on)¬† thus I searched again until I found some cute looking cake pops that looked pretty easy to make. It was my first time to make them and I don’t think it will be the last because you know why? The adults (my friends) enjoyed them so much, imagine how the children would react when you give them these?¬† ;)

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