Angel Biscuits

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“This is a wonderful flop proof recipe that has three leavenings, yeast, baking powder, and soda. This recipe is from "The American Century Cookbook"..”
READY IN:
30mins
SERVES:
30
YIELD:
30 biscuits
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400*F.
  2. Dissolve yeast in water in small bowl and set aside.
  3. Sift flour with baking powder, soda, sugar, and salt into large bowl. Using a pastry blender, cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse meal.
  4. Add buttermilk and yeast mixture and toss briskly with a fork just until dough holds together.
  5. Knead dough lightly on well-floured surface 1 minute. Roll to a thickness of 5/8 inch, then cut with well-floured 2 1/2 inch biscuit cutter.
  6. Bake on ungreased baking sheets for 15 minutes or until biscuits are puffed and pale tan. Serve at once.

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