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Buttermilk Biscuits

A delicious and simple homemade biscuit recipe.

Exchange: 1 bread and 1 fat
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Yield: 36 biscuits


  • 1 pkg. dry yeast
  • 2 tbsp. warm water (105-115 degrees)
  • 2 c. buttermilk
  • 5 c. all purpose flour
  • Sugar substitute to equal 1/4 c. sugar
  • 1 tbsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 c. shortening


  1. Combine yeast and water; let stand 5 minutes or until bubbly
  2. Add buttermilk to yeast mixture and set aside
  3. Combine dry ingredients in large bowl; cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs
  4. Add buttermilk mixture to dry mixture, stirring with fork until dry ingredients are moistened
  5. Turn dough out on floured surface and knead lightly about 3-4 times
  6. Roll dough to 1/2 inch thickness; cut into 36 rounds with a 2 inch cutter and place on non- stick baking sheets
  7. Bake at 400 degrees for 10-12 minutes

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While i haven.t tried this recipe myself I have been making buttermilk biscuits for my family for some time now and do not understand why adding yeast, water and sugar substitue would make this healthier then a basic buttermilk biscuit recipe that does NOT include these caloric and carbohydrate containing items (water excluded of course)

posted Sep 16th, 2009 11:08 am


It is amazing

posted Aug 17th, 2009 9:58 pm


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