Cinnamon-Raisin Biscuits

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These yummy biscuits are just sweet enough to satisfy your sweet tooth!  They are loaded with raisins and cinnamon, then topped off with a butter icing…


Cinnamon-Raisin Biscuits
 
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Serves: 24
Ingredients
  • ½ cup butter, cold, sliced thin
  • 2¼ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 ¼ cups buttermilk
  • 2 ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup raisins
  • Icing:
  • ½ cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  2. In large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, cinnamon and salt. Add sliced butter. Cut butter into flour using a pastry blender or fork until crumbly. Should look like small peas. Slightly toss in raisins. Cover and chill for 10 minutes. Add buttermilk. Stir until moistened.
  3. On a lightly floured surface, knead 4 times, gradually adding flour as needed. With floured hands, pat dough into a ¾ inch thick rectangle (9 x 5 inches). Fold dough over onto itself in 3 sections, starting with 1 short end. Repeat process 2 more times.
  4. Press dough to ½ inch thickness and cut with a 2 inch biscuit cutter. Place biscuits on a lightly greased cookie sheet. Make sure each biscuit touch each other.
  5. Bake for 13 to 15 minutes or until lightly browned.
  6. Combine powdered sugar and 2 tablespoons melted butter together. Dizzle over warm biscuits.
  7. Makes about 2 dozen cinnamon raisins biscuits.
Notes
Taste and see that the Lord is good!

 


Quick Cloud Biscuit Recipe

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Quick Cloud Biscuits

Quick Cloud Biscuits
 
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Recipe type: Breakfast
Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • 2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • ½ cup shortening
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • ½ cup milk
  • 2 tablespoon butter or margarine, melted
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  2. In a medium bowl combine flour, baking powder, salt, and sugar. Stir well. Cut in shortening using a fork until mixture is crumbly.
  3. Combine egg and milk. Add to flour mixture stirring just until all dry ingredients are moistened.
  4. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface, and knead 3 to 4 times. Roll dough to ½ inch thickness then cut with a 3 inch biscuit cutter. Place on an ungreased baking sheet.
  5. Cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown.
  6. Remove and brush melted butter on top of each hot biscuit.
Notes
Sing aloud to God our strength; Make a joyful shout to the God of Jacob. Psalm 81:1