Delicious, easy-to-make biscuits.
Dissolve yeast in warm water.
Sift together flour, sugar, soda, baking powder, and salt. Add buttermilk and dissolved yeast. Add shortening and stir. Store dough, covered, in the fridge until ready to use.
Roll out on a lightly floured surface or shape into balls–these do not need to rise. Brush tops of biscuits with melted butter.
Bake at 400 degrees F (205 degrees C) for 15-20 minutes.
Per Serving: 196 calories; protein 3.5g; carbohydrates 23.2g; fat 9.9g; cholesterol 3.4mg; sodium 287.7mg.
The best flavour of the flour could make a real difference to your bread. Different brands do vary. Extra-strong or Canadian flours, which are bet higher in gluten, may give you a better rise than standard dough flours – especially if you’re making wholemeal dough , which doesn’t always rise as well as white bread.
To made this in a breadmaker , add all the menus to your breadmaker and follow the manufacturer’s instructions.
A bread first rising can be done in the fridge overnight . This slows down the time it takes to rise to double its size, giving it a deeper flavour. It’s also a great timesaver , as you can start it night before , then clear it off the next day.