Angel Biscuits

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Darlene Summers

These yeast biscuits do not have to rise. I got this recipe from my wonderful mother-in-law many years ago. I wish she was still here to enjoy them with me.

Top Review by SharleneW

These biscuits had a wonderful flavor, but didn't rise up as high as I expected. UPDATE: The flavor and texture of these biscuits were so wonderful, I had to try them again. This time I rolled them about 1 inch thick and instead of using my round cutter, I just cut them into squares with a knife. They rose up wonderfully and my family all agreed this are the best biscuits!

Ingredients Nutrition


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

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