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meme melinda's angel biscuits/cinnamon rolls

Recipe by
Alice Wood
columbia, SC

Recipe passed down. Had to experiment to get it right. Hope you enjoy as our family does. Serving size depends on amount of dough you choose to use. Recipe is enough for a 9" dish of rolls and 9" pan of biscuits. Not sure about prep & bake time. Never timed it. Sorry. I grew up with my mom, aunt, and grandma making these. We each have our own style and adjust recipe accordingly. Enjoy!

yield serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For meme melinda's angel biscuits/cinnamon rolls

  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 2 c
  • 1 pkg
  • 1/2 c
    water, warm
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 3/4 c
  • 4 + c
    self rising flour

How To Make meme melinda's angel biscuits/cinnamon rolls

  • 1
    Dissolve soda in buttermilk. Dissolve yeast in warm water. Mix sugar and shortening in a large plastic bowl Slowly add buttermilk and yeast mixtures to the sugar and shortening. Add four or more cups of self rising flour to make the dough stiff and mix well.
  • 2
    Seal tight and store in refrigerator until needed Take out amount needed. Work with very little flour and make into biscuits. Place in lightly greased pan. Brush tops with melted butter and bake at 350°until lightly golden brown
  • 3
    Dough will keep in refrigerator for days. For cinnamon rolls get out dough needed and roll thin on a floured surface. Spread with melted butter then sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon. Roll as you would a jellyroll then cut and slice. Play cinnamon rolls in a buttered baking dish bake at 350° until golden brown Cool slightly then drizzle with icing by mixing a small amount of milk with confectioners' sugar

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