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  • Summary

    Yeast is used as part of the leavening to give these biscuits the light, airy texture that inspired their name.

    Ingredients

    • 6 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting
    • 2 teaspoons sugar
    • 1 teaspoon baking soda
    • 1 tablespoon baking powder
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons coarse salt
    • 1 package active dry yeast (1 scant tablespoon)
    • 1/4 cup warm water
    • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, melted and cooled to 115 degrees
    • 2 cups buttermilk, room temperature

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 2
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 2324 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 98 g 150.98%
    • Saturated Fat: 60 g 301.03%
    • Trans Fat: 4 g %
    • Cholesterol: 254 mg 84.66%
    • Sodium: 4114 mg 171.42%
    • Calcium: 521 mg 52.08%
    • Potassium: 880 mg 25.15%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 18 mg 98.81%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 307 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 11 g 45.96%
    • Sugar: 16 g
    • Protein: 50 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 5 g
    • Vitamin A 59.08%
    • Vitamin C 4.68%
    • Vitamin D 0.61%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat18
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk1
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch19
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total23 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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