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Angel Biscuits

Angel Biscuits

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Course: Breads
Cuisine: American
Keyword: active dry yeast, buttermilk, self rising flour, shortening
Servings: 24 biscuits

Ingredients

  • 5 cups self-rising flour
  • 2 pkgs active dry yeast
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup water lukewarm
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 cups buttermilk; room temperature or lukewarm
  • 1 cup shortening

Instructions

  • Dissolve yeast in lukewarm water.
  • Into a large bowl, sift flour with other dry ingredients.
  • Cut in shortening.
  • Add Buttermilk.
  • Then add yeast mixture.
  • Stir until all flour is dampened.
  • Knead on floured board a minute or two.
  • Roll out to desired thickness and cut with biscuit cutter.
  • Bake at 400° for about 12 to 15 minutes or till lightly browned.
  • This dough may be placed in the refrigerator after mixing and used as needed for a couple of weeks.
  • Biscuits do not have to rise before baking.

Notes

Nutritional values listed may vary from final results depending on actual measurements and brands used to prepare the recipe.
Nutrition Facts
Angel Biscuits
Amount per Serving
Calories
195
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
10
g
15
%
Saturated Fat
 
3
g
19
%
Trans Fat
 
1
g
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
3
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
4
g
Cholesterol
 
2
mg
1
%
Sodium
 
68
mg
3
%
Potassium
 
59
mg
2
%
Carbohydrates
 
23
g
8
%
Fiber
 
1
g
4
%
Sugar
 
4
g
4
%
Protein
 
4
g
8
%
Vitamin A
 
34
mcg
4
%
Vitamin C
 
1
mg
1
%
Calcium
 
27
mg
3
%
Iron
 
1
mg
6
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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