Breads from Rina's Kitchen
Makes 1 dozen
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons white sugar
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup shortening
1/4 cup warm water (110 degrees F)
1 (.25 ounce) package dry yeast
3/4 cup warm buttermilk (105 to 115 degrees F)
1. In a large bowl combine flour sugar, baking powder and
salt. With pastry blender or two knives, cut in
shortening until mixture resembles course crumbs, set
2. Place warm water in warm bowl. Sprinkle in yeast stir
until dissolved. Add yeast mixture and warm buttermilk
to dry ingredients, blend well.
3. Remove dough to floured surface. Knead dough 10 to 15
times, form into ball. Roll dough to 3/4 inch thickness.
Cut into 2 1/2 inch biscuts. Cover and let rise until
doubled in bulk, about 30 to 45 minutes. Bake at 400
degrees F for 15 mins or until done.