*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                            Orange Tea Biscuits
 
 Recipe By     : Home Cooking July 1996
 Serving Size  : 36   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : All Newly Typed Not Shared       Breads
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2      cups          flour
      1/2  teaspoon      salt
    2      Tablespoons   sugar
    4      teaspoons     baking powder
    3      Tablespoons   shortening
                         Grated rind of 1 orange
      3/4  cup           milk
                         orange juice
 
 Preheat oven to 425 degrees.  Mix dry ingredients; cut in shortening.  Add
 grated orange rind.  Add milk to dry ingredients.  Mix completely.
 
 Turn dough onto floured board.  Pat to 1/2 inch thickness.  Cut with small
 cutter.  Put into greased baking pan.  Before putting into oven, dip bottom
 of beverage glass into orange juice; press down intotop of each biscuit.
  Bake and serve at once.  Makes 2 1/2-3 dozen.
 
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