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Orange Biscuits

Oxmoor House
Prep time 23 mins
Cook time 8 mins
Other time 5 mins
Yield 15 biscuits (serving size: 1 biscuit)
"Little bites of heaven." "Orange clouds." "Fluffy goodness." The rave reviews from our staff for these tender biscuits were endless. They'd make the perfect addition to a brunch, shower, or ladies luncheon.

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon grated fresh orange rind
  • 1/3 cup chilled butter, cut into small pieces
  • 3/4 cup 1% low-fat milk
  • 1/4 cup fresh orange juice
  • Butter-flavored cooking spray
  • Orange Glaze

Nutrition Information

  • calories 163
  • caloriesfromfat 23 %
  • fat 4.1 g
  • satfat 2.5 g
  • protein 2.5 g
  • carbohydrate 29.4 g
  • fiber 0.6 g
  • cholesterol 10 mg
  • iron 1 mg
  • sodium 194 mg
  • calcium 69 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 425°.

  2. Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flour and next 4 ingredients in a large bowl; cut in butter with a pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse meal. Add milk and juice; stir with a fork just until moist.

  3. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface; knead 7 times. Pat dough to a 3/4-inch thickness; cut with a 1 3/4-inch biscuit cutter. Place biscuits on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray; coat tops of biscuits with cooking spray.

  4. Bake at 425° for 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on pan 5 minutes. Spread about 2 teaspoons glaze over each biscuit. Serve warm.

  5. NOTE: Nutritional analysis totals include Orange Glaze.

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