CUTCO Cutlery
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Light as Air Biscuits
Light as Air Biscuits
Serving Size: makes approximately 1 dozen biscuits

6 cups all purpose flour
2 teaspoons sugar
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
2 1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast (1 package)
1/4 cup warm water
1 cup butter, melted and cooled some
2 cups buttermilk, room temperature.

1. In a medium bowl, sift or whisk together flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Set aside.

2. In a separate bowl, sprinkle yeast over water. Let stand about 5 minutes until creamy.

3. In another medium bowl, place 1 cup flour mixture, yeast mixture, melted butter and 1 cup buttermilk. Stir. Add remaining flour and buttermilk mixtures alternately, stirring all the while. Once sticky dough forms, cover with plastic and refrigerate for 2 hours.

4. Preheat oven to 450°.

5. Remove bowl from refrigerator. Place dough on lightly floured work surface. Knead a few times. Roll dough to 1/2" thickness. Use round cookie cutter or biscuit cutter to cut out biscuits. Place on baking sheet allowing 1" between each biscuit. Bake 12-15 minutes until lightly browned. Remove from oven and cool.