Angel Biscuits Recipe

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  1. Dissolve the yeast in 1/2 cup warm water in a small bowl, let stand for 5 minutes.
  2. Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a large bowl.
  3. Cut in shortening with a pastry blender or two knives until mixture resembles coarse meal.
  4. Add yeast mixture and buttermilk to flour mixture; stir until just moist.
  5. Cover and chill 1 hour.
  6. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  7. Turn the dough out onto a heavily floured surface; knead lightly 5 times.
  8. Roll dough to a 1/2-inch thickness; cut with a 2 1/2-inch biscuit cutter.
  9. Place biscuits on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray.
  10. Brush melted butter over the biscuit tops.
  11. Bake at 450 degrees for 12 minutes or until golden.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 231.77 Kcal (970 kJ)
Calories from fat 73.33 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8.15g 13%
Cholesterol 7.95mg 3%
Sodium 257.63mg 11%
Potassium 131.15mg 3%
Total Carbs 33.34g 11%
Sugars 3.37g 13%
Dietary Fiber 1.25g 5%
Protein 5.24g 10%
Vitamin C 0.6mg 1%
Iron 0.4mg 2%
Calcium 64.3mg 6%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 264.91 Kcal (1109 kJ)
Calories from fat 83.82 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9.31g 13%
Cholesterol 9.08mg 3%
Sodium 294.48mg 11%
Potassium 149.91mg 3%
Total Carbs 38.11g 11%
Sugars 3.85g 13%
Dietary Fiber 1.42g 5%
Protein 5.99g 10%
Vitamin C 0.7mg 1%
Iron 0.5mg 2%
Calcium 73.5mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 5.1
  • 6

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

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