Grandma's Angel Biscuits

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READY IN: 2hrs 8mins
Recipe by Derfette

My grandma's recipe - grandmas are always the best cooks :) Tried it a couple of years ago for in-laws thanksgiving - bit hit. I'm actually not sure on the yield and servings...I can't remember.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Dissolve yeast in warm water, let stand 5 minutes.
  2. Stir in buttermilk, set aside.
  3. In large bowl, mix flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  4. Cut in shortening with pastry blender until resembles a coarse meal.
  5. Stir in liquid mix from steps 1 & 2.
  6. Turn out on a lightly floured surface and knead 3-4 times.
  7. Roll to 1/2 inch thickness, cut with biscuit cutter.
  8. Place on lightly greased baking sheet, cover and let rise in warm place 1.5 hours.
  9. Bake at 450 degrees 8-10 minutes.
  10. Brush tops with melted butter.

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