Orange biscuits

Yield: 2 servings

Measure Ingredient
3 cups Flour
1 teaspoon Salt
4 teaspoons Baking powder
1 \N Orange
4 tablespoons Shortening
3 tablespoons Sugar
1 cup Milk
2 tablespoons Melted butter or butter substitute

Sift flour, measure, and sift with baking powder, salt, and 1 tablespoon sugar. Cut in shortening. Add milk to form soft dough.

Turn onto lightly floured board. Knead lightly. Pat into sheet ½ inch thick. Spread with butter, and 2 tablespoons sugar dissolved in orange juice. Sprinkle with grated orange rind. Roll like jelly roll and cut in slices ½ inch thick. Place cut side down in well-oiled pan. Cover and allow to stand 10 minutes. Bake in hot oven (450ø F) 15 minutes. 12 servings. The Household Searchlight - 1941

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