Magic biscuits

Yield: 6 Servings

Measure Ingredient
5 cups Flour
1 teaspoon Baking soda
1 teaspoon Salt
4 teaspoons Baking powder
4 tablespoons Sugar
1 cup Shortning
2 packs Dry yeast
¼ cup Warm water
2 cups Buttermilk

Dissolve yeast in warm water. Sift dry ingredients in large bowl and cut in shortning. Add yeast and milk, mixing well. Knead quickly 20-30 times. Roll and cut out. Allow to rise 10 minutes. Bake at 400 for 12-15 minutes. Dough can be stored several days in refrigerator and made into biscuits, allowing 15-20 minutes to rise. To freeze: roll and cut and place on cookie sheet until frozen. Then put in freezer bags. To bake, don't thaw. Place biscuits in oven. Turn to 400; bake until golden brown. Biscuits will rise as oven heats.



From the book <High Cotton Cookin'>, Marvell Academy Mothers Assn, Marvell, AR 72366, ISBN 0-918544-14-9, downloaded from Glen's MM Recipe Archive, .

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