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Easy German Biscuits

 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.

Ingredients

  • 1 package (1/4 ounce) active dry yeast
  • 1/2 cup warm water (110° to 115°)
  • 2-1/2 cups King Arthur Unbleached 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

Directions

  • 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.