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Make-Ahead Angel Biscuits

Make-Ahead Angel Biscuits

Oxmoor House JANUARY 2004

  • Yield: 14 servings (serving size: 1 biscuit)
  • Cook time:14 Minutes
  • Prep time:13 Minutes
  • Chill:2 Hours


  • 1 package dry yeast (about 2 1/4 teaspoons)
  • 1/4 cup warm water (100° to 110°)
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 cup chilled butter, cut into small pieces
  • 1 cup low-fat buttermilk (1%)
  • Butter-flavored cooking spra


Dissolve yeast in warm water in a small bowl; let stand 5 minutes.

Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flour, sugar, salt, baking powder, and baking soda in a large bowl. Cut in butter with a pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse meal. Add yeast mixture and buttermilk; stir just until moist. Cover and chill at least 2 hours or overnight.

Preheat oven to 450°.

Turn dough out onto a floured surface; knead lightly 6 times. Roll dough out to 1/2-inch thickness; cut with a 2 1/2-inch biscuit cutter. Place on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Spray tops lightly with cooking spray. Bake at 450° for 14 minutes or until golden.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Fat: 3.7g
  • Saturated fat: 2.2g
  • Carbohydrate: 20.0g
  • Cholesterol: 10mg
  • Iron: 1.2mg
  • Sodium: 248mg
  • Calories: 127
  • Protein: 3.2g
  • Calories from fat: 26%
  • Fiber: 0.7g
  • Calcium: 34mg

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