Saturday, October 11, 2008

Recipe #105 Angel Flake Biscuits

Angel Flake Biscuits (Shy)

1 Tbsp yeast
2 Tbsp warm water
5 cups flour
¼ cup sugar
1 Tbsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
1 cup shortening
2 cups buttermilk (can be made by adding ½ tsp lemon juice to milk and let sit for 5 min, stirring once.)
Preheat oven to 400. Dissolve yeast in warm water and set aside. Combine all dry ingredients. Cut in shortening until resembles coarse meal. Add yeast and buttermilk mixture to dry ingredients. Mix well. Knead 1 minute on a floured surface. Roll out and cut into biscuits. Place in ungreased pan. Let rise 10 minutes. Bake for 15 minutes.

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