1 (1/4 ounce) package
- Dissolve yeast in warm water. Set aside.
- combine all dry ingredients and cut shortening into dry mixture with a pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse cornmeal.
- Add the yeast mixture and buttermilk to the dry mixture and mix well.
- Turn this mixture out onto a floured surface and knead for one minute.
- Roll or pat out and cut into biscuits.
- Bake at 400 for 15 minutes.
- THIS DOUGH CAN BE KEPT IN THE REFRIGERATOR FOR UP TO ONE WEEK.