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                       BUTTERMILK BREAKFAST BISCUITS
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Breads                           Breakfast
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2 1/2   c            All-purpose flour
    2       tb           Sugar
    1 1/2   ts           Cream of tartar
      3/4   ts           Baking soda
      1/2   ts           Salt
      1/2   c            (1 stick) butter
      2/3   c            Buttermilk
    1                    Egg
                         Milk
                         Additional sugar
 
   Makes 8 to 10
   
   Preheat oven to 425 F.  Grease baking sheet.  Mix
   flour, 2 Tbs sugar, cream of tartar, baking soda and
   salt in large bowl.  Cut in butter until mixture
   resembles coarse meal.  Stir in buttermilk and egg.
   Turn dough out onto floured surface and knead until
   smooth; dough will be moist. Roll dough out into
   circle 1/2 inch thick. Transfer to prepared sheet. Cut
   into wedges. Brush top with milk; sprinkle with sugar.
   Bake until golden brown, about 15 minutes.  Serve
   immediately
   
   Variation:  Add 2/3 cup raisins, 1/4 cup mined candied
   orange peel, 1 Tbs finely grated lemon peel and 1 tsp
   caraway seed to dough.
   
   The Inn of Glenn Haven - Denver, CO. Bon Appetit
  
 
 
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