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Friday, May 25, 2007

Freezer Food Friday-Raisin Drop Biscuits

Makes 48 biscuits

4 cups sifted flour
1/2 cup sugar
6 teaspoons baking powder
2 teaspoons salt
2/3 cup vegetable shortening
2 cups raisins
1 teaspoon grated orange peel
2 eggs, beaten
1-1/2 cups milk
3 tablespoons sugar
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
Butter or margarine, melted
Preheat oven to 400°F. Combine first 4 ingredients. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse meal. Add raisins and orange peel; mix lightly.Combine eggs and milk. Add to flour mixture, stirring to blend. Fill greased 2-inch muffin pans 2/3 full.Bake at 400°F for 15 to 20 minutes. Remove from pans; cool.
Wrap and freeze in packages of 12.
To heat 12 biscuits: Place frozen biscuits in shallow baking pan. Sprinkle lightly with water. Cover with foil. Bake at 375°F for 15 minutes. Meanwhile, combine the 3 tablespoons sugar and spices. Dip tops of warm biscuits in melted butter, then in sugar-spice mixture.
For more Friday Freezer Recipes go to A Mums Food Blog.
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Renee's Ramblings said...

My kids love raisins and bread so they probably will love this. Thanks for sharing!

A Juggling Mum said...

Thanks for joining me for Freezer Food Friday :)

These sound yummy, I'll have to give them a go, thanks for sharing!

Rachel xxx
A Juggling Mum

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