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Orange Biscuits

Ingredients

  • 2 cups bread flour
  • 5 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons shortening
  • 7/8 cup milk
  • 16 lumps demi-tasse loaf sugar
  • juice of 1/2 orange
  • orange rind

Instructions

Sift together bread flour, baking powder and salt. With tips of fingers rub in shortening. Twenty minutes before the meal is to be served add milk, mixing with a knife. Roll out 3/4 inch thick and cut with round cutter 1 inch in diameter. Place close together on a greased tin sheet. Break sugar in halves and squeeze the orange juice. Dip pieces of sugar one at a time in the orange juice and push a piece down in the center of each biscuit. Grate orange rind over the biscuits and bake 15 minutes in a hot oven or at 450 degrees F.

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Source

For Luncheon and Supper Guests (1923).


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