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Sunshine Biscuits Recipe

These golden biscuits really bring sunshine to my breakfast table, especially on cold winter mornings when they're served with butter and molasses.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min. YIELD:12 servings


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup cold butter
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup milk


  • 1. In a bowl, combine flour cornmeal, sugar, baking powder, cream of tartar and salt. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Combine egg and milk; stir into flour mixture just until moistened. Let stand 5 minutes.
  • 2. Turn onto a floured surface; knead for about 1 minute. Pat or roll out to 3/4-in, thickness; cut with a 3-in. biscuit cutter. Place on a greased baking sheet. Bake at 450° for 10-12 minutes. Yield: 1 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 246 calories, 13 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 51 mg cholesterol, 380 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.