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Easy Biscuits


1 package yeast

1/2 cup lukewarm water

5 cups all-purpose flour

1 Tsp baking soda

1/2 Tsp salt

1 Tbsp baking powder

2 Tbsp sugar

3/4 cup solid vegetable shortening

2 cups buttermilk


Dissolve yeast in warm water and set aside.

Mix dry ingredients together.

Cut in shortening.

Add yeast and buttermilk and mix well.

Turn dough onto lightly floured surface and roll out to desired thickness.

Cut with small biscuit cutter and place on greased baking sheet.

Bake at 400 deg for 12 minutes or until golden brown.

Make approx 3 dozen biscuits