- 5 cups all-purpose flour
- 5 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 cup shortening
- 2 cups buttermilk
- 1 package dry yeast
- 5 tablespoons warm water
- Sift dry ingredients, then cut in shortening. Add buttermilk. Dissolve yeast
in warm water and add to mixture. Knead lightly.
- Roll out, cut with biscuit cutter
and bake on greased cookie sheet at 450 degrees F about 10 to 12 minutes.
may be stored in the refrigerator, pinching off as much as is needed each time,
or may be cut and then frozen.
Yields 5 dozen.
To freeze and prepare: Cut and freeze these biscuits in foil pans. Place them
in a cold oven at night.
Next morning, turn oven to 450 degrees F when the bacon starts frying.