Angel Biscuits Recipe


Health IndexHealthyCuisine
DishMain Ingredient


 Dry yeast2 1⁄4 Teaspoon (1 Package)
 Warm water1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (100° To 110°F)
 All purpose flour2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
 Sugar2 Tablespoon
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Baking powder1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Baking soda1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Butter1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 1% buttermilk1 Cup (16 tbs) (Low Fat Variety)
 Butter flavored cooking spray1

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1787 Calories from Fat 489

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 56 g85.6%

Saturated Fat 29.7 g148.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 121 mg

Sodium 2841.5 mg118.4%

Total Carbohydrates 286 g95.3%

Dietary Fiber 10.8 g43.2%

Sugars 30.9 g

Protein 37 g74.1%

Vitamin A 28.1% Vitamin C 0.06%

Calcium 25.5% Iron 92.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Dissolve yeast in warm water in a small bowl; let stand 5 minutes.
2. Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flour, sugar, salt, baking powder, and baking soda in a large bowl. Cut in butter with a pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse meal. Add yeast mixture and buttermilk; stir just until moist. Cover and chill at least 2 hours or overnight.
3. Preheat oven to 450°.
4. Turn dough out onto a floured surface; knead lightly 6 times. Roll dough out to 1/2 inch thickness; cut with a 2 1/2 inch biscuit cutter. Place on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Spray tops lightly with cooking spray. Bake at 450° for 14 minutes or until golden.