BASIC BISCUITS

 

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Ingredients

  • 1 package yeast
  • 1/2 cup lukewarm water
  • 5 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 3/4 cup solid shortening (recommended: Crisco)
  • 2 cups buttermilk

Directions

  • Biscuits:
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Dissolve yeast in warm water; set aside.
  • Mix dry ingredients together.
  • Cut in shortening.
  • Add yeast and buttermilk and mix well.
  • Turn dough onto lightly floured surface and roll out to desired thickness.
  • Cut with small biscuit cutter and place on greased baking sheet.
  • Bake for 12 minutes or until golden brown.

Notes

Recipe courtesy Paula Deen

Categories: Biscuit  Bread 

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