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Cinnamon-Raisin Buttermilk Biscuits Recipe

Cinnamon-Raisin Buttermilk Biscuits Recipe

“I modeled this recipe after a favorite restaurant treat,” explains Myrna Itterman from Aberdeen, South Dakota. “They're excellent at brunch with a steaming cup of tea or coffee.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup butter-flavored shortening
  • 1/3 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup golden raisins
  • GLAZE:
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  • 1. In a bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder and cinnamon; cut in shortening until crumbly. Stir in buttermilk just until moistened. Turn onto a lightly floured surface. Sprinkle raisins over dough; knead 2 or 3 times. Pat to 3/4-in. thickness. Cut with a floured 2-1/2-in. biscuit cutter.
  • 2. Place on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 400° for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown. Combine glaze ingredients; drizzle over biscuits. Serve warm. Yield: 4 biscuits.

Nutritional Facts

1 biscuit equals 370 calories, 17 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 1 mg cholesterol, 225 mg sodium, 51 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.

Reviews for Cinnamon-Raisin Buttermilk Biscuits

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MY REVIEW
Reviewed Sep. 20, 2010

"I haven't made these YET but can anyone tell me if you can use sour milk in place of the buttermilk?"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 19, 2009

"My batch came out a bit dry... I think I had too much flour on my surface when kneading. Great flavor though- will definitely try this recipe again."

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