Father Tim's Angel Biscuits

Yield: 1 serving ( Serving Size: Large )
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  • 1/2 cup(s) Water
  • 1/3 cup(s) granulated sugar Plus 1 teaspoon
  • 1 package(s) Instant dry yeast
  • 5 cup(s) White Lily all-purpose flour More for rolling out the dough
  • 1 tablespoon(s) Baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon(s) Baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon(s) Salt
  • 1 cup(s) Shortening
  • 2 cup(s) Buttermilk


  1. Preheat oven to 400 F. Bake biscuits: 10-12 minutes, until golden brown on top.

  2. -coat a baking sheet with nonstick spray
  3. -warm the water in a small saucepan to 105 to 115 F
  4. -stir in 1t of the sugar. Add the yeast and stir until dissolved. Allow the yeast to proof.
  5. -sift the flour, remaining 1/3c of the sugar, the baking powder, baking soda, and salt into a large bowl.
  6. -cut in the shortening until the mixture looks like coarse cumbs.
  7. -add the buttermilk and the yeast mixture and stir until well mixed.
  8. -turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface and knead 3 or 4 times.
  9. -roll the dough out until 1/2 inch thick, cut into rounds with 2 inch cookie cutter.
  10. -place on the cookie sheet, cover with towell, and let rise until doubled in volume, about 45 minutes.
October 2011

This recipe is a personal recipe added by ShirleyDevore and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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