Angel Biscuits

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by sweetcakes

This is a wonderful flop proof recipe that has three leavenings, yeast, baking powder, and soda. This recipe is from "The American Century Cookbook"..

Top Review by emariemac

These rise up high, & are light, fluffy, & delicious! They freeze well, so one batch gives me plenty of spares for future enjoyment.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 400*F.
  2. Dissolve yeast in water in small bowl and set aside.
  3. Sift flour with baking powder, soda, sugar, and salt into large bowl. Using a pastry blender, cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse meal.
  4. Add buttermilk and yeast mixture and toss briskly with a fork just until dough holds together.
  5. Knead dough lightly on well-floured surface 1 minute. Roll to a thickness of 5/8 inch, then cut with well-floured 2 1/2 inch biscuit cutter.
  6. Bake on ungreased baking sheets for 15 minutes or until biscuits are puffed and pale tan. Serve at once.

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