Best Ever Raised Buttermilk Biscuits

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READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 24
YIELD: 2 DOZEN
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • In small warm bowl, mix sugar with the water, add yeast and stir to dissolve.
  • Sift flour again with baking powder and salt in a large bowl. Cut in shortening to fine crumb stage with pastry blender.
  • Add butter milk and yeast mixture, mix to a moderately stiff dough. Knead lightly for a few seconds.
  • Roll to 1/2-inch thickness cut into biscuits using 2 1/4-inch biscuit cutter.
  • Arrange on greased baking pans so biscuits barely touch each other, prick tops with fork and brush with melted butter.
  • Let rise in warm place until almost double in size, about 30-40 minutes.
  • Bake in 425° oven 10-15 minutes.
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