Bride's Biscuits

No Photo


  • 5 cups all-purpose flour
  • 5 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 1 package dry yeast
  • 5 tablespoons warm water


  1. Sift dry ingredients, then cut in shortening. Add buttermilk. Dissolve yeast in warm water and add to mixture. Knead lightly.
  2. Roll out, cut with biscuit cutter and bake on greased cookie sheet at 450 degrees F about 10 to 12 minutes.
  3. Dough may be stored in the refrigerator, pinching off as much as is needed each time, or may be cut and then frozen.

Yields 5 dozen.

To freeze and prepare: Cut and freeze these biscuits in foil pans. Place them in a cold oven at night.

Next morning, turn oven to 450 degrees F when the bacon starts frying.

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases with no additional cost to you.