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Heavenly Biscuits recipe

These homemade yeast biscuits will be theperfect accompaniment at your next big holiday or family gathering.Light and fluffy with a buttermilk tang.

Recipe: Heavenly Biscuits

1 (1/4-ounce) package active dry yeastor 2 1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast
1/4 cup warm water
2 cups buttermilk
5 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 cup granulated sugar
3 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup vegetable shortening
1/4 cup butter, melted

  • Preheat oven to 400°F (205°C).
  • In a small bowl, dissolve yeast in warmwater (105°F to 115°F / 40°C to 45°C). Let sitfor 5 minutes. Stir in buttermilk and set aside.
  • Sift together flour, sugar, baking powder,baking soda and salt in a large bowl. Cut in shortening witha pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse meal. Add thereserved yeast/buttermilk mixture and stir until thoroughly combined.Shape into a ball.
  • Roll out dough on a lightly floured worksurface to 1/4 inch thick. Cut out biscuits with a biscuit cutter.Brush with melted butter and fold in half.
  • Place on ungreased baking sheets and bakefor 15 minutes, or until golden brown. Serve warm.

    Makes 24 biscuits.

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    i have been looking for a pat biscuit recipe like my grandpa’s for ages, he passed suddenly and we never thought to ask for his recipes. every southern biscuit recipe out there says to cut with a biscuit cutter and that’s just not how ours were done. this is what we ate, well except for the sugar, will be omitting that step, or else pa will be turning in his grave!! thanks for the recipe i thought was lost forever!!

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