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.


★★★★★ 3 votes

24-30 biscuts
15 Min


  • 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)


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

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