Light Yeast Biscuits

Light Biscuits

                                                Light Yeast Biscuits

I LOVE biscuits. I am a southern girl for sure and there are few things more southern than a biscuit. If you are looking for a light and easy biscuit recipe, I think you will love this one. This recipe is a healthier version that is low in fat with no saturated fat. It is also low in sodium and sugar. These light and fluffy yeast biscuits are simple to prepare and take only 10 minutes to bake. This recipe makes 4 dozen 2-inch biscuits. You can mix by hand but a mixer makes it even easier. These are good with eggs or a little honey. Try them and let us know how you like yours.

 

Nutrition Info: (per biscuit)  78 calories, 2.5 grams total fat, 0 grams saturated fat, 62 mg sodium, 86 mg potassium, 12 grams total carbohydrates, 2 grams sugar, 1.8 grams protein.

Allergen Info: Wheat, milk

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  • Prep Time: 15m
  • Cook Time: 10m
  • Total Time: 25m

Ingredients

  • 1 package active dry yeast
  • 3 tbsp. warm water (100-110*F)
  • 5 c unbleached white flour
  • 1/4 c honey
  • 5 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 c sunflower oil
  • 2 c buttermilk, room temperature

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Mix yeast in warm water and set aside. Combine all dry ingredients and mix together. Add oil and honey. Pour in buttermilk and yeast mixture. Mix until combined. Do not overmix.
  2. Turn dough out onto floured surface and knead a few times to make sure dough is combined. Pat or roll out dough to 1/2-1 inch thickness. Cut with a 2-inch biscuit cutter and place on greased baking sheet. Bake 8-12 minutes or until golden brown.

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