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Angel Biscuits

These heavenly Angel Biscuits are lighter than air with a fluffy, soft interior that melts in your mouth. This angel biscuit recipe is a cross between dinner rolls and buttermilk biscuits - so easy to make! Truly the perfect side dish for breakfast or dinner!
Course bread, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword angel biscuit recipe, angel biscuits
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 264kcal
Author Trish - Mom On Timeout

Ingredients

  • 2 ½ cups all purpose flour spooned and leveled
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 ¼ teaspoons instant yeast 1 packet
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter cut into small pieces
  • ¼ cup shortening cold, cut into pieces, butter flavored preferred
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter melted, for brushing on biscuits

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, baking soda and yeast.
  • Cut in the butter and shortening using a pastry knife or work it in with your hands just until pea sized pieces of butter remain.
  • Add the buttermilk and stir just until combined.
  • Transfer the dough to a well floured surface and pat it out into a square that's about 1 inch thick. Fold the square in half and pat it out again. Rotate the dough and fold in half again and pat out again until 1 inch thick.
  • Use a 2 or 2 ¼ inch biscuit cutter, dipped in flour, to cut out the biscuits. Don't twist the biscuit cutter, just push down and pull up.
  • Place biscuits on a parchment lined baking sheet or cast iron skillet and cover with plastic wrap or a light towel. Let rest for 30 to 60 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 425°F. Brush melted butter on the top of the biscuits and bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown and cooked through. Brush the hot biscuits with additional melted butter and serve immediately.

Video

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Nutrition

Calories: 264kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 21mg | Sodium: 293mg | Potassium: 137mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 245IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 2mg