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Quick Whipping Cream Biscuits

Yield Makes 1 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 2 cups self-rising flour
  • 3/4 to 1 cup whipping cream*
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted

How to Make It

  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.

  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.

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

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