Biscuits With Sesame Seeds

Oxmoor House
about 1 dozen

Ingredients

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2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons shortening
1 cup milk
Additional milk
2 tablespoons sesame seeds

Preparation

Sift together flour, baking powder, and salt. Cut in shortening with a pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse meal. Sprinkle 1 cup milk evenly over flour mixture, stirring until dry ingredients are moistened.

Turn dough out onto a wellfloured surface; knead lightly 10 to 12 times.

Roll dough to 1/2-inch thickness; cut with a 2-inch biscuit cutter. Place biscuits on a greased baking sheet. Brush each with milk, and sprinkle with sesame seeds. Bake at 450° for 12 minutes or until lightly browned.

Created date

February 2010