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Angel Biscuits


Yield: 1 dozen biscuits

Exchanges per biscuits:
1 ½ Starch
½ Fat

Per biscuit:
Calories 132
Carbohydrate 21.8g
Protein 3.7g
Fat 3.2g
Cholesterol 1mg
Fiber 0.9g
Sodium 179mg

Ingredients:

1 package active dry yeast
2 tablespoons warm water (105 to 115 degrees F)
1 cup nonfat buttermilk
2 ½ cups all-purpose flour
1 ½ teaspoons sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
½ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon baking soda
3 tablespoons margarine
Vegetable cooking spray

Directions:

1. Combine yeast and warm water in a small bowl; let stand 5 minutes. Add buttermilk, stirring well.

2. Combine flour and next 4 ingredients in a large bowl; cut in margarine with pastry blender until mixture is crumbly. Add buttermilk mixture, stirring with a fork until dry ingredients are moistened. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface, and knead lightly 3 or 4 times.

3. Roll dough to ½ inch thickness; cut into rounds with a 2½ inch biscuit cutter. Place on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Cover and let rise in a warm place (85 degrees), free from drafts, 10 to 15 minutes.

4. Bake at 400 degrees F for 10 to 12 minutes or until biscuits are golden.