Orange Biscuits with Honey Butter Recipe

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Orange Biscuits with Honey Butter Recipe

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Traditional biscuits get a sweet, citrus-y spin in this heavenly version that combines orange and honey. Just right for a breakfast treat, or as a side for a spicy chili or stew. —Patricia Overley, Chino Hills, California
Recommended: Holiday Butters
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min.
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup cold butter, cubed
  • 3/4 cup 2% milk
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange zest
  • 3 tablespoons orange juice
  • ORANGE HONEY BUTTER:
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange zest

Directions

Preheat oven to 450°. Whisk together first four ingredients; cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Mix milk, orange zest and orange juice; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.
Turn onto a floured surface; knead gently 8-10 times. Pat or roll dough to 1/2-in. thickness; cut with a floured 2-1/2-in. biscuit cutter. Place 1 in. apart on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake until golden brown, 8-12 minutes.
For honey butter, beat butter until softened; beat in honey and orange zest. Serve with warm biscuits. Yield: about 1 dozen (1/2 cup butter).
Originally published as Orange Biscuits with Honey Butter in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2017, p84

Nutritional Facts

1 biscuit with 2 teaspoons butter: 264 calories, 16g fat (10g saturated fat), 41mg cholesterol, 413mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

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  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup cold butter, cubed
  • 3/4 cup 2% milk
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange zest
  • 3 tablespoons orange juice
  • ORANGE HONEY BUTTER:
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange zest
  1. Preheat oven to 450°. Whisk together first four ingredients; cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Mix milk, orange zest and orange juice; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.
  2. Turn onto a floured surface; knead gently 8-10 times. Pat or roll dough to 1/2-in. thickness; cut with a floured 2-1/2-in. biscuit cutter. Place 1 in. apart on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake until golden brown, 8-12 minutes.
  3. For honey butter, beat butter until softened; beat in honey and orange zest. Serve with warm biscuits. Yield: about 1 dozen (1/2 cup butter).
Originally published as Orange Biscuits with Honey Butter in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2017, p84

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