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Angel Biscuits

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  • Submitted by: Recipe Group Member
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  1. Dissolve yeast in warm water; let stand for 5 minutes. Stir in buttermilk and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt, baking soda and sugar; cut in shortening with a pastry blender until mixture is crumbly. Make a swell in center of mixture; add reserved yeast mixture; stir just until dry ingredients are moistened.
  3. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured work surface, and knead lightly 3 or 4 times. roll dough to 1/2-inch thickness; cut with a 2-inch biscuit cutter. Place on lightly greased baking sheets. Cover and let rise in a warm place, free of drafts, for 30 minutes.
  4. Bake at 400° F - 205*C) for 10 to 12 minutes or until biscuits are lightly browned.
  5. Makes: 3 1/2 dozen
    Submitted by: Recipe Group Member

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