Angel Flake Biscuits

from Jackie Halsema

5 C flour
3/4 C Shortening
1 Tsp. Baking Soda
1 Tsp Baking Powder
3 Tbs. Sugar
1 Pkg.Dry Powdered Yeast
1/2 Cup Water*
2 Cups Buttermilk *

Sift dry ingredients together: cut in shortening. Add buttermilk & yeast dissolved in water. Mix lightly till all flour is moist. Cover bowl (I use Tupperware) & place in frig. can use immediately & also keeps several weeks in frig. Roll out or pat out dough on floured board 1/2″ to 3/4″ thick. Cut out desired size. Bake at 400° 12 minutes or until brown

*I use about 1/4 less liquid. Also when using dry powdered buttermilk add 1/2 cup buttermilk powder to dry ingredients. Delete liquid buttermilk &1/2 cup water. Add 1 3/4 cups warm water with yeast dissolved in it.