Orange Biscuits

Orange Biscuits Recipe
Oxmoor House
"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.

Yield:

15 biscuits (serving size: 1 biscuit)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 23 Minutes
Cook: 8 Minutes
Other: 5 Minutes

Nutritional 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

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

Preparation

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.

NOTE: Nutritional analysis totals include Orange Glaze.

Note:

Gretchen Brown,

Oxmoor House Healthy Eating Collection

October 2006
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