Easy German Biscuits
My mother-in-law, who was of German descent, gave me this delicious recipe for easy yeast biscuits. It's so special because it goes back in her family for generations.
15 ServingsPrep: 20 min. + chilling Bake: 15 min.
- 1 package (1/4 ounce) active dry yeast
- 1/2 cup warm water (110° to 115°)
- 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/3 cup sugar
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 cup buttermilk
- 1/4 cup vegetable oil
- Dissolve yeast in warm water. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar,
- baking powder, salt and baking soda. Add yeast mixture, buttermilk
- and oil; stir well. Cover and refrigerate at least 12 hours. Punch
- down. Turn onto a floured surface and roll out to 1-in. thickness.
- Cut with a 2-in. biscuit cutter and place 2-in. apart on a greased
- baking sheet. Bake at 400° for 12 minutes. Yield: 15 biscuits.
Editor's Note: Dough will keep in refrigerator for 2 weeks.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 133 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 1 mg cholesterol, 249 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.