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Summer Shortcake Biscuits

in quick and easy whole grain dairy free gluten free overnight guaranteed classic

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Just add sliced fruit and whipped cream to a slightly warm biscuit for a delicious taste-of-summer dessert.

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12 biscuits

Ingredients

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Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 425°F. Prepare a lightly greased or parchment-lined baking sheet.
  2. Whisk together the dry ingredients, and work in the cold butter, mixing until crumbly.
  3. Whisk together the egg, milk, flavoring, and orange zest, then toss with the dry ingredients.
  4. Let the dough rest for 5 minutes, then pat it into a 9" x 12" rectangle, and cut into 12 biscuits.
  5. Transfer to the prepared baking sheet. Brush with 1 tablespoon milk, then sprinkle with sugar.
  6. Bake the biscuits for 16 to 20 minutes, until they're golden brown. Remove them from the oven, and cool slightly before serving.
  7. To make fruit shortcake, split biscuits, and layer with sliced fresh peaches (or other fruit) and whipped cream.