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1 pkg. yeast 1 1/2 cup lukewarm buttermilk 3 T sugar 1 1/2 cooled melted shortening 4 - 41/2 cups flour 1/2 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. soda
Dissolve yeast in 1/2 cup warm water. Add 1/2 cup buttermilk. Add sugar and cooled shortening. Sift in flour, soda, and salt. Let stand 10 minutes. Cut into cirles and let rie 30 min. Bake at 350º for 15 - 20 minutes.
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