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Cinnamon Buttermilk Biscuits

Originally posted 03/20/16

A cool spring morning with fresh-from-the-oven Cinnamon Buttermilk Biscuits with simple powdered sugar icing drizzled over the tops….What could be more enticing?  This week’s featured recipe is not only yummy but simple to put together!  For a little variation, add raisins or pecans or both to this almost dessert recipe!  But Cinnamon Buttermilk Biscuits are so yummy that you don’t need to!  I love to make these biscuits and sometimes double the batch to have extra (maybe…lol) to put a few in the freezer for later.  When I do this, I freeze them in individual bags so that they’re quick to grab on the way out the door!  Give em a try & please give me your feedback!  I’d love to hear from you!  Have a great week!  Lisa

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Cinnamon Buttermilk Biscuits

Yields 8

Delicious and time of day!

15 minPrep Time

15 minCook Time

30 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

2 ½ c. all-purpose flour
1 T. plus 1 t. baking powder
½ t. baking soda
1 T. cinnamon
2 T. sugar
¾ t. salt
3 T. butter
3 T. shortening
1 ¼ c. buttermilk

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 450'F and grease a large baking sheet.
  2. In a large bowl, add flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, sugar and salt. Gently whisk dry ingredients together.
  3. Using a pastry blender, cut butter and shortening into dry ingredients until mixture appears lumpy and course.
  4. Add buttermilk and mix until dry ingredients are just moistened.
  5. Turn dough onto a floured surface and knead 4-6 times. Pat or roll dough to ¾” thick. Cut with biscuit cutter and place on greased baking sheet.
  6. Place in oven and bake for 12-15 minutes or until biscuit tops are golden brown.
  7. Remove from oven and top with simple powdered sugar frosting.
  8. Makes approximately 8-2” biscuits.
  9. For simple powdered sugar frosting:
  10. Whisk 1 Tablespoon milk or cream with 2 to 3 cups of powdered sugar, depending on desired thickness. Drizzle over tops of warm biscuits. Enjoy!
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CInnamon Buttermilk Biscuits

Garlic & Herb Yeast Rolls

Originally posted 02/08/15

Hey everyone!  Hope ya’ll are doing well since the groundhog has made his appearance and Valentine’s Day is just around the corner!  This week’s featured recipe is a great way to add homemade bread to your Valentine’s Day dinner (or any dinner) without a lot of fuss!  Garlic & Herb Yeast Rolls are sure to delight your family’s taste buds and give that special meal and an extra special touch!  You may even want to double the batch!  Give em a try!  I have a feeling you’ll be making them part of your menu any time of the year!  Let me know what you think!  Have a great week!  Lisa

Garlic & Herb Yeast Rolls

Yields 12

Savory garlic & herb dinner rolls!

45 minPrep Time

25 minCook Time

1 hr, 10 Total Time

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Ingredients

4 C. Flour
2 pkg. active dry yeast
2 T. Sugar
2 t. Salt
1 t. Basil
1 t. Oregano
1 c. Parmesan cheese, grated
2 t. Garlic, minced
1 c. Milk
½ c. Water (105’ – 115’F)
4 T. Butter
1 Large Egg

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375’F.
  2. In a medium mixing bowl, combine half of the flour with yeast, sugar, salt, basil, oregano and Parmesan cheese; set aside.
  3. In a saucepan, heat milk to scalding.
  4. Remove from heat and add water and 2 tablespoons of the butter. Stir mixture until butter is melted and temperature of liquid reaches between 105’-115’F.
  5. Add minced garlic to milk mixture and stir to combine.
  6. Add milk mixture to flour mixture and, with dough hook, mix together until smooth (approx. 2-3 minutes).
  7. Add egg and mix just until incorporated.
  8. Add enough more of the flour to create stiff dough.
  9. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface and knead until smooth and elastic (approx. 5-6 minutes).
  10. Place dough in a greased bowl, making sure to grease top of dough. Cover and let rise until double in bulk (approx. 30 minutes).
  11. Punch dough down and divide into 12 pieces. Shape into rolls and place on a grease baking sheet. Cover and let rise for approximately 15 minutes.
  12. Place rolls in preheated oven and bake for 20-25 minutes or until they are golden brown. Remove from oven and place on a wire rack to cool.
  13. Brush tops with remaining butter.
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