"A nickel will get you on the subway, but garlic will get you a seat."--Old New York Proverb

Angel Biscuits Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:
 

 

This recipe for Angel Biscuits, by , is from Generations of Love, Memories and Recipes, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Shirley Faulk
Added: Saturday, October 1, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
5 cups self-rising flour
2 tbs sugar
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 tsp baking soda
2 cups buttermilk
1pkg dry active yeast (rapid rise)
1 cup Crisco
1/4 cup like warm water (104-110 degrees)

Directions:
Directions:
Mix yeast and water well and set aside. Mix all dry ingredients. Cut in shortening. Grease 3 or more 9" cake pans or one large baking sheet. Pour yeast mixture into buttermilk. Mix well pour into dry ingredients. Mix until dough pulls away from the bowl.Turn out on floured surface. Pat out dough after kneading 10-12 times until 1/2"thick. Cut with 2 " biscuit cutter.Place biscuits on greased pans. Cover with cloth or paper towel. Let rise for 45 min. Cook in 400 pre-heated oven for 15-20min or until golden brown. Brush with melted butter.
*Note* If you don't want to serve all biscuits at one time; cut cooking time to 10 min. Let cool.Place 4-6 biscuits in ziplock bags and refrigerate. When wanted cook 10 more min in 400 preheated oven.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
30-32 biscuits
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe was given to me by Mrs. Harris in 11/15/93

 

 

 

Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!

 

Bookmark and Share

 

 

399W  

Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.


Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!