Granny's Yeast Biscuits

Ready in 1 hour

These are simple, delicious biscuits that are very versatile. Extra dough can be refrigerated for several days. Baked biscuits can be frozen.

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Ingredients

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1 2.25-tsp pkg yeast; (about 2 1/4 tsp.)
1/4 cup warm water; (110-115 degrees)
5 cup flour
3 tbs sugar
5 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda (scant)
2 tsp salt
1 cup shortening
2 cups buttermilk

Original recipe makes 6

Servings  

Preparation

Preheat oven to 400 degrees

Put yeast into water and let set for 5-10 minutes

Add 1 T. sugar to yeast

Put all other dry ingredients into a mixing bowl

Cut in shortening really well

Add yeast mixture

Stir in buttermilk (adjust the amount depending on the dough consistency)

Put onto a floured board and "roll" into a ball

Let rise for 30 minutes or so

Flatten to 1/4" thickness and cut out biscuits

Bake 10 minutes

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