Thursday, June 2, 2011

ORANGE BISCUITS

Sift together 2 cups bread flour 5 teaspoons baking powder and 1 teaspoon salt. With tips of fingers rub in 2 tablespoons shortening. Twenty minutes before the meal is to be served add 7/8 cup 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 16 lumps demi-tasse loaf sugar in halves and squeeze the Juice of 1/2 orange. 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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