Angel Biscuits

Adapted from this recipe by Anna Olson
Yield: 6 or 7 biscuits

1/2 tsp instant dry yeast
1 1/2 tsp warm water
1 cup flour
4 tsp sugar
1/6 tsp baking soda
1/6 tsp baking powder
1/6 tsp salt
3 tbsp cold butter
1/3 cup buttermilk
  1. In a small bowl, combine water and yeast and a pinch of sugar together. Let sit for 5 minutes.
  2. In another bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.
  3. Cut the butter into the flour until the mixture has a crumbly texture.
  4. Stir the yeast mixture into the buttermilk.
  5. Add the buttermilk mixture to the flour.
  6. Mix until a dough comes together.
  7. Wrap in plastic wrap and chill for at least 6 hours.
  8. Preheat oven to 425F.
  9. On a floured surface, roll dough to 1/2-inch thick.
  10. Fold the dough in half, pressing down gently.
  11. Cut out biscuits and place on a parchment lined baking sheet.
  12. Bake 9 to 11 minutes, until just lightly browned.
  13. Serve immediately.