*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                  UPSIDE-DOWN ORANGE BISCUITS W/VARIATION
 
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 Serving Size  : 12   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Breads                           Rolls
                 Fruits
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         -----WALDINE VAN GEFFEN VGHC42A-----
    2      cups          All-purpose flour
    1      tablespoon    Baking powder
      1/2  teaspoon      Salt
    3      tablespoons   Shortening
      3/4  cup           Milk
    2      tablespoons   Butter or margarine -- soft
      1/4  cup           Sugar
    1      teaspoon      Ground cinnamon
                         TOPPING
      1/2  cup           Sugar
      1/2  cup           Orange juice
    3      tablespoons   Butter or margarine -- melt
    2      teaspoons     Orange peel -- grate
                         TOPPING FOR VARIATION
    1      cup           Confectioners' sugar
    1      tablespoon    Butter or margarine -- melt
    5      ts            milk -- (5 to 6)
      1/8  teaspoon      Vanilla extract
 
 Combine flour, baking powder or salt; cut in shortening until mixture resembes
coarse crumbs. Stir in milk just until moistened. Turn onto a lightly floured
surface; knead gently 10 to 12 times. Roll into a 15x12 rectangle. Spread with
butter. Combine the sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle over butter. Roll up
jelly-roll style, starting from the short end. Cut into 12 equal slices. Place,
cut side down, in a greased 9 round baking pan. Combine topping ingredients;
pour over biscuits. Bake at 450~ for 20 to 25 minutes or until lightly browned.
Cool in pan 5 minutes; invert onto a platter and serve warm.
 
   VARIATION-Use 4 tb butter instead of 3 tb shortening in biscuit dough. Knead
 8 to 10 times. Roll into an 11x8 rectangle. Brush with 1 tb melted butter.
 Combine 1/4 c sugar and 1 ts ground cinnamon and spread on butter. Prepare as
above baking in an 8 square pan, brushed with 1 tb melted butter. Bake for 18
to 20 minutes. Combine sugar, butter, milk and vanilla extract; spread over
warm biscuits. Serve immediately.
 
  Source: Taste of Home.
 
 
 
 
 
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