Angel Biscuits

"This is a recipe from an old church cookbook of mine. Prep time includes rising time."
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Ready In:
2hrs 15mins




  • Dissolve yeast in water and set aside.
  • Sift all dry ingredients and cut in shortening.
  • Add buttermilk and yeast and mix well.
  • Pour onto floured board and knead.
  • Then roll out to 1/4 or 1/2 inch thickness and cut.
  • Put into greased baking pan and let rise to double size (about 1 1/2 hours).
  • Bake at 400 degres for 15 minutes.
  • This dough will keep in a refrigerator for a week if covered tightly.
  • After cutting the biscuits out, they can be frozen on the pan and then placed in a plastic bag.
  • They will not stick together.
  • Take out as many as necessary and let them rise from one to two hours.
  • Then bake.

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  1. These are wonderful, light, tasty morsels. Perfect for sopping up a nice white wine sauce over chicken or with honey/jam alongside your eggs in the morning!
  2. These biscuits came out so light and they are delicious. My family ate every last one!
  3. Great
  4. Outstanding biscuits. Easy to put together and makes for a light fluffy biscuit. thanks
  5. This recipe is great and can be used for making dinner rolls or loaves alson. If you do not care for baking powder biscuits these are great.


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