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Angel Biscuits Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jackie Karabasz
Added: Thursday, September 22, 2005

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 cup warm water
1 pkg dry yeast
5 cups all-purpose flour (plus more for rolling)
1/4 cup sugar
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1 1/4 tsp salt
1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, chilled, cut into 1/2" pieces, plus more for pan and brushing
2 cups buttermilk

Directions:
Directions:
Sprinkle yeast over bowl of warm water to disolve - set aside for 5 min.
Using a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder & soda, and solt. Using a pastry blender or two knives, cut in the butter until it resembles coarse meal. Add yeast water and buttermilk. Stir until moist. Cover and refrigerate 1 hour.
Heat oven to 375 degrees. Lighly butter a baking sheet. Place dough on a clean floured surface, knead 5 times. Roll dough into 1/2" thickness. Using a 3" round cutter, cut biscuits and place on baking sheet. Gently re-roll dough as needed. Brush top of biscuits with melted butter. Bake about 12-14 min.

Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
too long
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe was included in honor of Victor Karabasz who believes all women should know how to make biscuits. Now you know how - even if you prefer to use the frozen kind.

 

 

 

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