Benne Seed Biscuits

Oxmoor House
about 3 dozen


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2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup sesame seeds, toasted
1/2 cup shortening
3/4 cup milk


Combine flour, baking powder, salt, and sesame seeds; stir well. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse meal. Sprinkle milk evenly over flour mixture, stirring until dry ingredients are moistened.

Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface; knead 4 to 5 times.

Roll dough to 1/4-inch thickness; cut with a 1 3/4-inch biscuit cutter. Place biscuits on greased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 12 minutes or until lightly browned.

Created date

February 2010