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                              FEATHER BISCUITS
 
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 Serving Size  : 3    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Breads                           Biscuits
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1       pk           Dry yeast
    2       tb           Water -- warm (105 to 115 F)
    2       c            Buttermilk
    5       c            Self-rising flour
      3/4   c            Sugar
    1       c            Shortening
 
   Dissolve yeast in warm water.  Stir yeast mixture into
   buttermilk; mix well, and set aside.
   
   Combine flour and sugar; cut in shortening until
   mixture resembles coarse meal.  Add buttermilk
   mixture; stir until dry ingredients are moistened.
   Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled.  Or
   cover bowl tightly, and store in refrigerator until
   needed.  (Dough may be stored up to 3 days.)
   
   Punch dough down; turn dough out on a lightly floured
   surface.  Knead lightly 3 or 4 times.
   
   Roll dough to 1/2 inch thickness; cut with a 2 inch
   biscuit cutter. Place biscuits on lighlty greased
   baking sheets; bake at 450 degrees for 10 to 12
   minutes or until lighlty browned.
   
   SOURCE: Southern Living Magazine, sometime in 1980.
   Typed for you by Nancy Coleman.
  
 
 
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