Yield
Makes 1 dozen

How to Make It

Step 1

Cut 1/2 cup butter into flour with a pastry blender or fork until crumbly. Add whipping cream, stirring just until dry ingredients are moistened.

Step 2

Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface, and knead lightly 3 or 4 times. Roll or pat dough to 3/4-inch thickness. Cut with a 2-inch round cutter; place biscuits on a lightly greased baking sheet.

Step 3

Bake at 400° for 13 to 15 minutes. Brush biscuits with 1/4 cup melted butter.

Step 4

* 3/4 cup buttermilk and 1 tablespoon granulated sugar, stirred together, may be substituted for whipping cream.

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