Sunday, April 14, 2013

Angel Biscuits

Angel Biscuits

1 package yeast
1/4 c. warm water
5 c. flour
1 Tbsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
1/4 c. sugar
1 c. shortening
2 c. buttermilk

Combine yeast and warm water. Let stand 5 minutes or until foamy.

Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and sugar.  Cut in shortening until crumbly.  Add yeast and buttermilk.  Stir until moistened.  Turn onto floured board and knead 6 to 8 times.

Roll to 1/2 inch thickness and cut with biscuit cutter.  Place on lightly greased baking sheets.  Cover and let rise for 30 minutes.

Bake at 400 for 15 minutes or until lightly browned.  Yield 32 biscuits.

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