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Angel Biscuits
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Light, flaky, and warm biscuits.

Prep Time: 1 hours
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Difficulty: Intermediate

Nutrition Facts

Makes 24 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 149.3
Total Carbs 22.5 g
Dietary Fiber 0.8 g
Sugars 2.5 g
Total Fat 4.9 g
Saturated Fat 1.9 g
Unsaturated Fat 1.3 g
Potassium 85.6 mg
Protein 3.5 g
Sodium 175.8 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1 Fat , 1 1/2 Starch
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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1 each  package baker's yeast
0 1/2 cup  cold water
5 cup  white all purpose flour
0 1/4 cup  sugar
1 tsp  low sodium baking powder
1 tsp  baking soda
1 tsp  salt
0 1/2 cup  Shortening, vegetable
2 cup  low fat buttermilk
1 each  soybean oil cooking spray
1 tbsp  butter
  1. Combine yeast and 1/2 cup warm water and let bloom for 5 minutes.
  2. Mix together flour, sugar, baking powder and soda, and salt. Using a pastry blender or 2 knives, cut in shortening until mixture is coarse crumbs. Stir in yeast and buttermilk. Wrap with plastic wrap and place in refrigerator for 1 hour.
  3. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
  4. Knead dough on a floured surface 5 times. Roll dough out into 1/2-inch thickness and cut dough into circles with a 2 1/2-inch cookie cutter. Move dough to a cooking spray coated baking sheet and brush each biscuit with butter. Bake 12 minutes or until fluffy and golden.

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