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Angel Biscuits I

Light and airy biscuits.
Prep20 Mins
Cook15 Mins
Ready80 Mins
Servings12

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons white sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1/4 cup warm water (110 degrees F/45 degrees C)
  • 1 (.25 ounce) package active dry yeast
  • 3/4 cup warm buttermilk (105 to 115 degrees F)

Steps

  1. 1In a large bowl combine flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. With pastry blender or two knives, cut in shortening until mixture resembles course crumbs, set aside.
  2. 2Place warm water in warm bowl. Sprinkle in yeast, stir until dissolved. Add yeast mixture and warm buttermilk to dry ingredients, blend well.
  3. 3Remove dough to floured surface. Knead dough 10 to 15 times, form into ball. Roll dough to 3/4 inch thickness. Cut into 2-1/2 inch biscuits. Cover and let rise until doubled in bulk, about 30 to 45 minutes.
  4. 4Bake at 400 degrees F (205 degrees C) for 15 minutes or until done.
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