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       Title: Upside-Down Orange Biscuits W/variation
  Categories: Breads, Rolls, Fruits
       Yield: 12 Biscuits
  
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       2 c  All-purpose flour
       1 tb Baking powder
     1/2 ts Salt
       3 tb Shortening
     3/4 c  Milk
       2 tb Butter or margarine; soft
     1/4 c  Sugar
       1 ts Ground cinnamon
            TOPPING
     1/2 c  Sugar
     1/2 c  Orange juice
       3 tb Butter or margarine; melt
       2 ts Orange peel; grate
            TOPPING FOR VARIATION
       1 c  Confectioners' sugar
       1 tb Butter or margarine; melt
       5    To 6 ts milk
     1/8 ts 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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