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Lex's Southern Raised Biscuits

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“Very yummy biscuits! DH loves them, and they live up to their mile high name!”
READY IN:
40mins
SERVES:
12
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine yeast and warm water.
  2. Let stand 5 minutes or until bubbly.
  3. Add buttermilk to yeast mixture, and set aside.
  4. Combine dry ingredients in a large bowl.
  5. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse meal.
  6. Add buttermilk mixture, mixing with a fork until dry ingredients are moistened DO NOT OVER MIX!
  7. Turn dough out on a floured surface, and knead lightly 3 or 4 times.
  8. Roll dough to .5 inch thickness.
  9. Cut with a 2.75 inch biscuit cutter, and place on a lightly greased baking sheet, touching each other.
  10. Cover and let rise 1 hour.
  11. Bake at 450 for 10-12 minutes.

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