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Homemade biscuits and rolls, morsels from heaven

Angel biscuits.
Angel biscuits. Photo courtesy

If you’ve been looking for a flaky, delicious, easy biscuit recipe - look no further. When I make these around our house it almost turns into all out warfare who will get the last tasty morsel.

These recipes are so delicious and I am positive you’ll love them as much as we do. Just be sure to make enough for everyone to have plenty.


Angel Biscuits

▪ 2 packages yeast

▪ 1 T. sugar

▪ 1 tsp. baking soda

▪ 2 tsp. salt

▪ 1 c. shortening

▪ 1/2 c. warm water

▪ 5 c. flour

▪ 2 tsp. baking powder

▪ 1/4 c. sugar

▪ 2 c. buttermilk

1. Mix yeast, warm water and 1 tablespoon sugar together and let sit 10 minutes.

2. Mix together separately flour, soda, baking powder, salt and 1/4 cup sugar. Cut in shortening.

3. Add buttermilk and yeast mixture. Mix well. Use or refrigerate.

4. Roll out on floured surface. Cut with biscuit cutter or glass floured and put in oiled pan.

5. Let rise 40 minutes to 1 hour.

6. Bake at 400 degrees for 12 minutes or until golden brown.

Janine Williams, Feeding the Flock North Side Baptist Church

Buttermilk Biscuits

▪ 2 c. Flour

▪ 2 tsp. Baking Powder

▪ 1/2 tsp. Baking Soda

▪ 1/2 tsp. Salt

▪ 1/4 cup Shortening

▪ 3/4 cup Buttermilk

1. In a bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Cut in shortening until coarse and crumbly. Stir in buttermilk.

2. On a floured surface, knead dough gently. Roll out to 1/2 inch thickness. Cut with 2 1/2 inch biscuit cutter and place on lightly greased baking sheet.

3. Bake at 450 degrees for 10-15 minutes or until golden brown.

Jes Bennett, Just Us Cowgirls Cookbook, Brazos Trails Cowboy Church

One Hour Rolls

▪ 2 packages yeast

▪ 1/4 c. warm water

▪ 1 1/2 c. buttermilk, heated to lukewarm

▪ 1/4 c. sugar

▪ 1/2 c. oil

▪ 1 tsp. salt

▪ 4 1/2 c. flour

▪ 1/2 tsp. baking soda

▪ Butter

1. Dissolve yeast in warm water.

2. Combine buttermilk, sugar, oil and salt.

3. Sift flour and baking soda into a large bowl. Mix yeast with buttermilk mixture and add to flour mixture; mix well. Let stand 10 minutes.

4. Roll out 1/2 inch thick and cut with biscuit cutter.

5. Melt butter in baking pan. Place rolls in pan, turning over to allow butter to coat top.

6. Let rolls stand 30 minutes.

7. Bake at 425 degrees 10 to 12 minutes, or until golden brown.

Alice Leslie, Feeding the Flock North Side Baptist Church