5 cups self-rising flour
2 pkgs dry yeast
1/3 cup sugar
1/4 cup luke warm water
1 tsp baking soda
2 cups buttermilk
1 cup shortening
Combine flour, sugar, and baking soda. Cut in shortening. Add yeast dissolved in water. Add buttermilk and mix.
Shape into number of rolls needed. Let rise.
Remaining dough may be refrigerated for up to 1 week.
Bake at 350° until golden brown. Brush tops with butter if desired.