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Iced Raisin Biscuits Recipe

Iced Raisin Biscuits Recipe

Whip up a warm, mouthwatering breakfast treat in a snap! Sweet raisins and maple syrup bring out the best in this seasonally-inspired spice blend. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min. YIELD:10 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup cold butter, cubed
  • 1/3 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup 2% milk
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup
  • ICING:
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon rum extract
  • 2-1/4 teaspoons 2% milk

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add raisins. In a small bowl, combine milk and syrup; stir into crumb mixture just until moistened.
  • 2. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead 8-10 times. Pat or roll out to 1/2-in. thickness; cut with a floured 2-1/2-in. biscuit cutter.
  • 3. Place 1 in. apart on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 450° for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 4. Meanwhile, combine the confectioners' sugar, extract and enough milk to achieve desired consistency. Drizzle over warm biscuits. Serve warm. Yield: 10 biscuits.

Nutritional Facts

1 biscuit equals 239 calories, 10 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 25 mg cholesterol, 310 mg sodium, 35 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.