39. Freezer Buttermilk Biscuits

Not only are these the best biscuits you'll ever have, but you can refrigerate or freeze them for delightful fresh, hot biscuits whenever you want!


6 cups white flour
3 tbs sugar
5 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 cup shortening
2 cups buttermilk
2 tsp dry yeast (or 1 package)
3 tbs warm water (approx. 100 degrees F)

Make-Ahead Preparation:

Sift dry ingredients together. Cut in shortening using two table knives or a pastry cutter. Add buttermilk.

Dissolve yeast in water and add to mixture. Knead lightly on floured surface. Roll out to 1/2-inches thick and cut with biscuit cutter or rimmed edge of glass. Place on prepared cookie sheets and cover with plastic wrap. Place in freezer until completely frozen through. Remove from cookie sheet and store in ziploc bags for up to 3 months.

Last Minute Preparation:

Allow biscuits to thaw in refrigerator overnight.

Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Place biscuits 2" apart on greased baking sheets.

Bake at 450 degrees F about 10-12 minutes. Serve with lots of butter, jam or sausage gravy!

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