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Angel Biscuits by The BakerMama

Angel Biscuits

  • Author: The BakerMama
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Rest Time: 15
  • Cook Time: 15
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 18 1x


One bite of these divinely delicious creations and you’ll understand why they’re called Angel Biscuits. Light, fluffy, and perfectly buttery, they truly taste heaven-sent!


  • 1 (.25 ounce) package active dry yeast
  • 3 tablespoons warm water
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 5 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) cold unsalted butter


  1. Dissolve yeast in warm water. Stir in the buttermilk.
  2. In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking powder, soda, sugar and salt. Cut in butter with a pastry cutter or two knives moving in opposite directions.
  3. Mix flour mixture with yeast mixture.
  4. Pat or roll dough on a floured surface to ¾-inch thickness. Cut with a round biscuit cutter.
  5. Put biscuits in a greased rimmed baking sheet. Let rise 15 minutes before baking at 400°F for 15 minutes.