This recipe was written on a lined index card and found in a large collection, date unknown. Recipe is typed below along with a scanned copy.

Handwritten Recipe For Angel Biscuits

Angel Biscuits
350° for 15 to 18 min

6 c. flour (sifted) cut into 3/4 c. shortening, mix in:

1 t. salt
1 t. b. soda
1 T. ” powder
3 T. sugar

1 pkg yeast in 1/4 c. warm water to dissolve or softened. Add 2 c. buttermilk & then the yeast.

Knead and place in tightly covered bowl till needed & then break off what’s needed. Roll and bake.

Note — you can roll & cut biscuits and place in refrigerator.

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4 Responses to Angel Biscuits Recipe – Handwritten

Published 22 December, 2014 in 9:13 pm

If you have never made Angel Biscuits, you are in for a treat! They are so good. You can roll and cut out all the dough at once and freeze the unbaked biscuits on a cooky sheet. When they are frozen transfer the biscuits to a freezer bag and store in the freezer. The night before you want to cook them, remove the desired number of biscuits and place in a greased baking pan. Cover tightly and refrigerate overnight to thaw. Uncover and bake according to the directions in the morning. They are better brushed with melted butter before baking. They are so much better and cheaper than the frozen biscuits you can buy at the grocery store.

Published 26 November, 2015 in 9:07 am

What a fun site to visit! I have lots of old recipes and really enjoy your handwritten ones..

Dolores Marsden
Published 14 January, 2017 in 9:48 pm

I have been looking for this recipe for several years. I lost my copy some time ago and have not been able to make it since. I love them!!!

Published 3 August, 2017 in 8:45 am

Does the buttermilk need to be room temp in order to be added to the yeast?

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