Angel Biscuits Recipe

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Angel Biscuits
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  1. Lightly grease 2 baking sheets.
  2. Dissolve the yeast in warm water in a small bowl; set aside to proof for 5-10 minutes, until foamy and doubled in volume.
  3. Stir in the buttermilk.
  4. In a big bowl, stir the flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder, and salt together.
  5. Cut in the shortening with a pastry blender until the mixture is crumbly.
  6. Add the yeast mixture and stir only until the dry ingredients are moist.
  7. Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface and knead 4-5 times.
  8. Roll the dough out to a thickness of 1/2 inch.
  9. Cut out 24 rounds with a 2-inch biscuit cutter.
  10. Arrange the biscuits with the sides barely touching on the prepared baking sheets.
  11. Cover with a cloth and let rise in a warm place away from drafts for about 1 hour, until almost doubled in size.
  12. Preheat the oven to 425°; bake the biscuits for 10 to 12 minutes, until golden brown on top.
  13. Serve hot.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 585.57 Kcal (2452 kJ)
Calories from fat 256.75 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 28.53g 44%
Cholesterol 21.09mg 7%
Sodium 808.23mg 34%
Potassium 389.72mg 8%
Total Carbs 69.72g 23%
Sugars 7.91g 32%
Dietary Fiber 3.34g 13%
Protein 11.07g 22%
Iron 1mg 6%
Calcium 165.2mg 17%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 323.26 Kcal (1353 kJ)
Calories from fat 141.74 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15.75g 44%
Cholesterol 11.64mg 7%
Sodium 446.18mg 34%
Potassium 215.14mg 8%
Total Carbs 38.49g 23%
Sugars 4.37g 32%
Dietary Fiber 1.84g 13%
Protein 6.11g 22%
Iron 0.6mg 6%
Calcium 91.2mg 17%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Find out how many calories should you eat.


  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 13.4
  • 16

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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