Orange Biscuits recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup butter or 1/4 cup margarine
  • 3/4 cup sugar, divided
  • 2 teaspoons orange zest
  • melted butter or margarine
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Cooking Instructions

In a saucepan, combine 1/2 cup sugar, orange juice, orange peel and butter.

Cook and stir over medium heat for about 2 minutes.

Divide among 12 muffin cups; set aside.

In a large bowl, combine the flour, salt and baking powder.

Cut in the shortening until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.

Using a fork, stir in the milk until the mixture forms a ball.

On a lightly floured surface, knead the dough for about 1 minute.

Roll into a 9-inch square, about 1/2-inch thick.

9Brush with the melted butter.

Combine the remaining sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle over the butter. Roll up.

Cut into 12 slices, about 3/4-inches thick.

Place the slices, cut side down, over the orange mixture in the muffin cups.

Bake in the oven at 450 degrees F for about 12-16 minutes.
Let cool for about 2-3 minutes; remove from the pan.
  

23 Feb 2011     853 views     NON-Vegetarian       Bakeries > Biscuits

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