Spiced Biscuits Recipe
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From Mechanicsville, Maryland, Elaine Green shares the recipe for mildly spiced biscuits that taste best served warm. They rely on convenient baking mix and orange yogurt, so they're virtually fuss-free.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 16 servings


  • 3 cups reduced-fat biscuit/baking mix
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 tablespoons cold butter
  • 3/4 cup (6 ounces) orange yogurt
  • 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon egg substitute, divided

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 123 calories, 3g fat (0 saturated fat), 1mg cholesterol, 289mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1/2 fat.


  1. In a bowl, combine the biscuit mix, sugar and ginger. Cut in butter until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. With a fork, stir in yogurt and 1/4 cup egg substitute until mixture forms a ball.
  2. Turn onto a floured surface; knead 5-6 times. Roll out to 1/2-in. thickness; cut with a 2-1/2-in. biscuit cutter. Place on an ungreased baking sheet. Brush tops with remaining egg substitute.
  3. Bake at 425° for 14-16 minutes or until golden brown. Yield: 16 biscuits.
Originally published as Ginger Biscuits in Quick Cooking September/October 2000, p38

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