2 pk Dry yeast, 1/4oz each
1/4 c -Warm water (110-degrees)
2 c Buttermilk; warm
5 c Flour
1/3 c Sugar
1 tb Baking powder
1 ts Baking soda
1 tb Salt
1 c Shortening
Dissolve yeast in warm water. Let stand 5 minutes. Stir in the
buttermilk; set aside.
In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, soda
and salt. Cut in shortening with a pastry blender until mixture
resembles coarse meal. Stir in yeast/buttermilk mixture; mix well.
Turn out onto a lightly floured surface; knead lightly 3-4 times.
Roll to a 1/2-inch thickness. Cut with a 2-1/2-inch biscuit cutter.
Place on a lightly greased baking sheet. Cover and let rise in a warm
place about 1-1/2 hours.
Bake at 450 for 8-10 minutes. Lightly brush tops with melted
=Faye Hintz, Springfield,MO, "Taste of Home" Premiere Edition