Mom's best raised biscuits

Yield: 12 servings

Measure Ingredient
1 pack Active dry yeast
1 tablespoon Sugar
2 tablespoons Warm water
2 cups Flour, all-purpose
1 teaspoon Baking powder
1 teaspoon Salt
2 tablespoons Butter
⅔ cup Buttermilk

1. In small bowl combine yeast, sugar and water; let stand until bubbly, about 15 minutes.

2. In a large bowl, stir together flour, baking powder and salt. Cut in butter to make a fine crumb. 3. Beat in yeast mixture and buttermilk to make a moderately stiff dough. (Add more flour if necessary.) 4. Knead dough lightly for a few seconds on floured board.

5. Pat out to ½ inch thickness. Cut dough with a 2-inch floured biscuit cutter.

6. Arrange biscuits in a greased baking pan so they barely touch each other; prick tops with a fork.

7. Let rise in a warm place until doubled (about 30 - 40 minutes) 8. Bake at 425 F. for 10 - 15 minutes or until golden. While biscuits are hot from the oven, rub tops with additional butter.

Original from: Jo Screen Converted to MM format by: Wesley Pitts Submitted By WESLEY PITTS On 08-28-95

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