Floozie’s Mom’s Angel Yeast Biscuits Recipe

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Floozie’s Mom’s Angel Yeast Biscuits

Bonnie Beck


Years ago my friend Jan, whose nickname is Floozie gave me her Mom's recipe for Angel Biscuits.

It's one of our favorite to make with a roast or chicken. My oldest son loves to pour gravy over them.

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2 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
1/4 c
sugar, i only use 1/8 cup unless i am add cinnamon or dried fruit
1 c
1/4 c
warm water
1 pkg
dry yeast, i like to add 2 pkgs. as we like the yeast flavor
1/4 c
crisco shortening or butter flavored


1Dissolve the yeast in the 1/4 cup of warm water and set aside. Mix the dry ingredients cutting in the shortening as you usually do for bisquits. Stir in the buttermilk and yeast mixture. Blend thoroughly and the dough is ready to be rolled and cut into biscuits. Turn on floured board and knead lightly. Place cut biscuits on greased pan and let them slightly rise. Bake 400* until lightly brown....
2Optional..raisins, cut up dried fruit, chopped nuts, currants, cinnamon, cheese, diced ham or bacon.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Biscuits
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom
Hashtags: #Southern, #yeast, #roll