Angel Biscuits

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Angel Biscuits

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 1

    package yeast

  • 2

    cups buttermilk

  • 3

    TBSP Sugar

  • 2

    TBSP warm water

  • 1

    tsp salt

  • 5

    cups all purpose flour

  • 3

    tsp baking powder

  • 1

    tsp baking soda

  • 1

    cup shortening

  • butter, melted

Directions

Dissolve 1 package of yeast into 2 TBSP warm water Add 2 cups room temperature buttermilk and set aside Mix the dry ingredients and sift Cut in 1 cup of shortening to the dry ingredients Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients and add the buttermilk mixture Mix lightly but do not knead. Refrigerate overnight in a covered bowl. Turn onto floured surface and knead 20 to 30 times. Roll to ¼ inch thick and cut into biscuits. Use additional flour if needed. Dip each biscuit in melted butter and fold in the middle OR after dipped in butter, place a second thin biscuit on top of the first. Place in pan, cover and let rise approximately 2 hours. Bake in 375 degree oven for 12 – 15 minutes. Do not allow to rise and bake at 450 degrees for 10 minutes or until golden.


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