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Upside-Down Orange Biscuits

 Upside-Down Orange Biscuits
From Mendota, Illinois, Kim Marie Van Rheenen guarantees that "The aroma of these baking is enough to get even the soundest sleeper out of bed!"
12 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons shortening
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • TOPPING:
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange peel

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt; cut in
  • shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in milk just
  • until moistened. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead gently
  • 10-12 times.
  • Roll into a 15-in. x 12-in. rectangle. Spread with butter. Combine
  • the sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle over butter. Roll up jelly-roll
  • style, starting from the short side. Cut into 12 equal slices.
  • Place, cut side down, in a greased 9-in. round baking pan.
  • Combine topping ingredients; pour over biscuits. Bake at 450° for

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Upside-Down Orange Biscuits (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • 20-25 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool in pan 5 minutes;
  • invert onto a platter and serve warm. Yield: 1 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 208 calories, 8 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 255 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.