These quick and easy, no-rising-needed, yeast buttermilk biscuits are incredibly tender and flavorful.
1 (0.25-ounce) packet active dry yeast, or 2 1/4 teaspoons
1/2 cup warm water
4 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
4 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup vegetable shortening, melted
1 1/2 cups buttermilk
- In a small bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water.
- In another bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, salt, baking soda, and sugar. Add the yeast mixture, melted shortening, and buttermilk. Mix just to form a soft dough.
- Roll dough out on a floured surface and cut with a floured biscuit cutter.
- Bake in a preheated oven at 400°F (205°C) until browned, about 12 minutes.
Makes 24 dinner rolls.