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.
Top-ranked recipe named "Granny's Yeast Biscuits"
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