Orange, Honey, and Thyme Biscuits

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Orange, Honey, and Thyme BiscuitsRecipe

Photo: Jennifer Causey; Styling: Lindsey Lower/Claire Spollen

Bake biscuits up to a day ahead, and keep in a sealed zip-top plastic bag.

Serves 12 (serving size: 1 biscuit)


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2/3 cup nonfat buttermilk
2 tablespoons clover honey
2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme
2 teaspoons grated orange rind
10 ounce spelt flour (about 2 cups)
5 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
5 1/2 tablespoons chilled butter, cut into small pieces
Cooking spray


Hands-on: 23 Minutes
Total: 36 Minutes

1. Preheat oven to 425°.

2. Combine the first 4 ingredients in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk.

3. Weigh or lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt in a medium bowl, stirring with a whisk. Cut in butter with a pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse meal. Add buttermilk mixture to flour mixture, stirring just until moist. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface; pat into a 7 1/2-inch square; cut into 12 rectangles. Place dough on a foil-lined baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Bake at 425° for 13 minutes or until lightly browned on edges and bottom.

Created date

February 2015

Nutritional Information

Calories 162
Fat 6.1 g
Satfat 3.3 g
Monofat 1.4 g
Polyfat 0.2 g
Protein 4 g
Carbohydrate 22 g
Fiber 3 g
Cholesterol 14 mg
Iron 1 mg
Sodium 330 mg
Calcium 61 mg