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    Sourdough Angel Biscuits

    Sourdough Angel Biscuits. Photo by Bonnie G #2

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    55 mins

    30 mins

    25 mins

    Donna M.'s Note:

    Light as a feather! Prep time does not include rising time.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    biscuits

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Measure sourdough starter into mixing bowl.
    2. 2
      Add sugar.
    3. 3
      Dissolve yeast in warm water.
    4. 4
      Add to starter.
    5. 5
      Cut shortening into mixture of salt, baking powder, and flour until it resembles coarse cornmeal.
    6. 6
      Add to starter mixture, stirring well with a fork.
    7. 7
      Turn out onto lightly floured surface and knead gently, adding more flour if necessary.
    8. 8
      Roll dough out to about 1/2 inch thickness and cut with biscuit cutter.
    9. 9
      Dip in melted butter and place in a greased cake pan with edges touching.
    10. 10
      Cover with a cloth or plastic and set in a warm place to rise for 45 minutes to 1 hour.
    11. 11
      Bake at 400 degrees F for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on August 12, 2009

      45

      Update: I tried an experiment to see if you could freeze these biscuits the way you could freeze regular Angel Biscuits. I made up a batch, but removed 3 biscuits and froze them. I thawed them (covered) on my counter for about 45 minutes, then cooked them in my toaster oven. They were nice on the inside but the crust came out a bit on the crunchy side. Would I freeze them again....no! August 8, 2006 These biscuits were wonderful and got great raves from family that were visiting. I omitted the extra butter as I found that it wasn't needed. I felt that it was a little light on the salt, so I upped it to 1 tsp. As the family was here for 2 weeks, I made these often! I made these up in advance, put them in the fridge until needed... brought them to room temperature, then baked them. My kitchen smelt wonderful! Much appreciated, Donna!!

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    • on August 26, 2007

      55

      First time I've ever used dry yeast WITH starter but what a pleasant surprise. These rose so high and where light and delish - Thanks Donna, the whole family loved them, even my picky DGS's who won't usually try anything. I took advantage of some of the early reviews and followed the store in fridge over night & then pop in the oven in the morning. DH just recently made me a "proofing box" so using that my morning rise time was cut in half. YUM, wish I could give this TEN stars.

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    • on December 04, 2005

      55

      AWESOME Biscuits. Loved the texture with a slightly chewey inside and a nice crisp outside. This was the first time using my other "starter" by KimmieOH Sourdough Starter and it was wonderful. Thank you so much.

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    Nutritional Facts for Sourdough Angel Biscuits

    Serving Size: 1 (309 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 121.6
     
    Calories from Fat 74
    61%
    Total Fat 8.2 g
    12%
    Saturated Fat 3.5 g
    17%
    Cholesterol 10.1 mg
    3%
    Sodium 161.4 mg
    6%
    Total Carbohydrate 10.5 g
    3%
    Dietary Fiber 0.4 g
    1%
    Sugars 0.3 g
    1%
    Protein 1.5 g
    3%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    sourdough starter

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