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Buttermilk Raisin Biscuits

Yield 12 biscuits.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons margarine
  • 3/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon nonfat buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • 1 tablespoon skim milk

Nutrition Information

  • calories 143
  • caloriesfromfat 14 %
  • fat 2.2 g
  • satfat 0.5 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 3.1 g
  • carbohydrate 28 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 1 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 218 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 4 ingredients in a large bowl; cut in margarine with a pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse meal. Add buttermilk, stirring with a fork just until dry ingredients are moistened. Stirin raisins.

  2. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon flour evenly over work surface. Turn dough out onto floured surface, and knead 4 or 5 times. Pat dough to 3/4-inch thickness; cut into rounds with a 2-inch biscuit cutter. Place rounds on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Brush tops of rounds with skim milk. Bake at 425° for 11 minutes or until golden. Serve immediately.

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