Orange Biscuits Recipe

Step 1

Sift flour, measure, and sift with baking powder, salt, and 1 tablespoon sugar. Cut in shortening. Add milk to form soft dough. Turn onto lightly floured board. Knead lightly. Pat into sheet 1/2 inch thick. Spread with butter, and 2 tablespoons sugar dissolved in orange juice. Sprinkle with grated orange rind. Roll like jelly roll and cut in slices 1/2 inch thick. Place cut side down in well-oiled pan. Cover and allow to stand 10 minutes. Bake in hot oven (450 F) 15 minutes. 12 servings.

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Things You'll Need

  • 3c Flour
  • 1ts Salt
  • 4ts Baking powder
  • 1 Orange
  • 4tb Shortening
  • 3tb Sugar
  • 1c Milk
  • 2tb Melted butter or butter substitute

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