Recipe by nkoprince08
I found this recipe in one of my cooking light magazines. These biscuits are easy to make and they have a great taste. I used 3 C. white flour and 2 C. wheat flour and vegetable oil instead of the shortening and they turned out perfect!!
- 11.09 ml package dry yeast
- 118.29 ml warm water (100 to 110 degrees)
- 1182.95 ml all-purpose flour
- 59.14 ml sugar
- 4.92 ml baking powder
- 4.92 ml baking soda
- 4.92 ml salt
- 118.29 ml vegetable shortening
- 473.18 ml low-fat buttermilk
- 14.79 ml butter, melted
- cooking spray
Directions See How It's Made
- Dissolve the yeast in 1/2 cup warm water in a small bowl, let stand for 5 minutes.
- Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a large bowl.
- Cut in shortening with a pastry blender or two knives until mixture resembles coarse meal.
- Add yeast mixture and buttermilk to flour mixture; stir until just moist.
- Cover and chill 1 hour.
- Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
- Turn the dough out onto a heavily floured surface; knead lightly 5 times.
- Roll dough to a 1/2-inch thickness; cut with a 2 1/2-inch biscuit cutter.
- Place biscuits on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray.
- Brush melted butter over the biscuit tops.
- Bake at 450 degrees for 12 minutes or until golden.