Florida Orange Biscuits

Oxmoor House
2 1/2 dozen

Ingredients

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2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 tablespoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon grated orange rind
2 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
3/4 cup orange juice
1/2 cup milk
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1 tablespoon orange juice

Preparation

Combine flour, baking powder, 1 tablespoon sugar, and salt; stir well. Add rind, and stir well. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse meal. Add 3/4 cup orange juice and milk, stirring until dry ingredients are moistened. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface; knead 10 to 12 times.

Roll dough to 1/2-inch thickness; cut with a 1 3/4-inch biscuit cutter. Place biscuits on lightly greased baking sheets.

Combine remaining ingredients; stir well. Gently press thumb into center of each biscuit. Spoon sugar-orange juice mixture into depressions. Bake at 450° for 10 minutes or until lightly browned.

Created date

February 2010