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Orange Biscuits

"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.

Oxmoor House OCTOBER 2006

  • Yield: 15 biscuits (serving size: 1 biscuit)
  • Cook time:8 Minutes
  • Prep time:23 Minutes
  • Other:5 Minutes


  • 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


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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 163
  • Calories from fat: 23%
  • Fat: 4.1g
  • Saturated fat: 2.5g
  • Protein: 2.5g
  • Carbohydrate: 29.4g
  • Fiber: 0.6g
  • Cholesterol: 10mg
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Sodium: 194mg
  • Calcium: 69mg

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