Southern Raised Biscuits (Angel Biscuits)

Southern Raised Biscuits  (angel Biscuits) Recipe

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Vivian Queen-Chase


I first tried Angel biscuits at a family reunion. My sister-in-law made them and I thought my youngest son was going to make himself sick he ate so many. They're awsome.


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24-30 biscuts
15 Min


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1 pkg
active dry yeast
1/4 c
warm water ( 105-115*f)
2 1/2 c
all purpose flour
2 Tbsp
1/2 tsp
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 c
butter, melted
3/4 c
buttermilk; luke warm
2 Tbsp
butter, melted

How to Make Southern Raised Biscuits (Angel Biscuits)


  • 1Stir yeast into warm water til dissoved. Set aside
  • 2Combine flour, sugar, salt, baking powder, and baking soda in large bowl.
  • 3stir 1/2 c melted butter into buttermilk
  • 4pour wet mixture and yeast mixture into dry ingredients; then stir just until combined (NEVER OVER MIX BISCUITS)
  • 5knead lightly on floured surface; about 10-12 strokes.
  • 6roll or pat to approx 1/4" thick and cut with a 2" cutter
  • 7Place half on ungreased cookie sheet 1" apart
  • 8brush with remaining 2 Tbsp.melted butter, top with other half of biscuts.
  • 9Cover and let rise 1 1/2 to 2 hrs
  • 10Bake 375* for approx 15 min. or until done

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About Southern Raised Biscuits (Angel Biscuits)

Course/Dish: Biscuits
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #Breads, #easy, #breadfast

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