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Denver Biscuits

Denver biscuits are biscuits that have yeast in them to make them raise mile high. 
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword Biscuits
Prep Time 2 hours
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 20 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 262kcal
Author Stephanie Manley

Ingredients

  • 1 1/8 teaspoon active dry yeast or 1 package
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 pint milk, scalded and cooked
  • 1/2 cup mashed potatoes
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Instructions

  • Dissolve yeast and sugar into 1/4 cup of milk. Add to 1 pint milk that has been scalded, mashed potatoes, shortening, sugar, and flour. Mix well and let rise 2 hours. Mix in baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Add enough flour to make soft dough, let rise 1 hour. Roll out the Denver biscuits on floured board, place in greased pan. Let rise 2 hours. Bake your Denver biscuits at 400 degrees for 20 minutes.

Nutrition

Calories: 262kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 263mg | Potassium: 164mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 70IU | Vitamin C: 2.1mg | Calcium: 69mg | Iron: 1.5mg
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