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Secret Sourdough Biscuits

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Secret Sourdough Biscuits is soo tasty that you will feel like you have been transported to a magic world. This Secret Sourdough Biscuits recipe made me remember my mom's wonderful Sourdough starter which helped churn out tasty breads and other baked goods. You will love these!
  Milk 720 Milliliter, scalded (3 Cups)
  Plain yogurt 30 Milliliter (2 Tablespoons)
  Flour 240 Milliliter (1 Cup)
  White flour 6 Cup (96 tbs) (1.4 Liters, Old Savannah Whole Wheat Or Unbleached)
  Baking powder 15 Milliliter (1 Tablespoon)
  Salt 15 Milliliter (1 Tablespoon)
  Dry yeast 15 Milliliter (1 Tablespoon)
  Warm water 120 Milliliter (1/2 Cup)
  Sugar 1 Pinch
  Crisco 240 Milliliter (1 Cup)
  Sourdough 355 Milliliter (1 1/2 Cup)
  Buttermilk 355 Milliliter (1 1/2 Cup)

Sourdough Starter Mix: Cool 2 cups scalded milk to 80-90°F (27-32°C) and add yogurt.
Let mixture sit in a warm place for two days until it appears to be like runny yogurt.
Then add 1 cup cooled scalded milk and flour.
Let mixture sit for a couple of days.
Continue to replenish weekly with equal parts of scalded milk and flour to keep starter going.
Yields 4 cups.
Biscuits: Sift together flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.
In a separate container add dry yeast to warm water and sugar; cut in Crisco to "pea" size.
Mix in Sourdough Starter with buttermilk.
Add the yeast to this and stir.
Mix liquids into the flour mixture.
It should be sticky but not too moist.
Flour hands and remove about half of dough to a floured surface.
Pat out to 3/4-inch thickness.
Cut biscuits and place on a greased baking sheet.
Let rise for a few minutes.
Bake in 400°F (205°C) oven for about 17 minutes.
These biscuits freeze very well.

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