Angel Biscuits Recipe

angel biscuits recipe
As the name suggests, these biscuits are heavenly.


Total time:  35 M 

Servings:  28

Calories:  170


  • 1 tbsp. active dry yeast
  • 5 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 2 tbsp. butter
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup lukewarm water
  • 1 cup shortening

Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size: 1 biscuit
  • Fat: 8g
  • Saturated Fat: 3g
  • Cholesterol: 3mg
  • Sodium: 193mg
  • Carbohydrates: 20g
  • Fiber: 0g
  • Sugar: 2g
  • Protein: 3g


  1. Combine water, buttermilk, sugar, salt, baking powder, baking soda, and shortening in Mix n Blend II mixing bowl. Select "Bread" cycle.
  2. While mixer is operating, add 2½ cups flour; continue mixing for additional 30 seconds.
  3. Add yeast, and lock lid on bowl.
  4. Gradually add remaining flour until dough clings to dough hooks and stops sticking to sides of mixing bowl. This mixing process should last 3–4 minutes. Press "Auto Knead" button.
  5. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  6. Roll out on lightly floured surface or shape into balls (biscuits do not need to rise).
  7. Brush tops of biscuits with melted butter.
  8. Bake for 15–20 minutes.


  • Raini

    Is this recipe for high altitude, if not what adjustments should be made for an elevation of 5280?

  • Sabby Tabby

    Will you please organize your recipes with some cross-references & make your on-line ( and apparently the only current choice!) recipe "book" & recipes significantly easier to follow? There’s lots of Vitamix stuff out there, but the Blendtec requires modifications. Help us! See SUZYQRN.

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