Rating: 4.5 stars
40 Ratings
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  • 4 star values: 8
  • 3 star values: 4
  • 2 star values: 3
  • 1 star values: 1

Light and airy biscuits.

Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
15 mins
additional:
45 mins
total:
1 hr 20 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
1 dozen
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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • In 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.

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  • Place warm water in warm bowl. Sprinkle in yeast, stir until dissolved. Add yeast mixture and warm buttermilk to dry ingredients, blend well.

  • Remove 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.

  • Bake at 400 degrees F (205 degrees C) for 15 minutes or until done.

Nutrition Facts

186 calories; protein 3.4g; carbohydrates 23g; fat 9g; cholesterol 0.6mg; sodium 134.1mg. Full Nutrition
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