Orange Cinnamon Biscuits

READY IN: 38mins




  • Combine flour, baking powder and salt; cut in shortening.
  • Add 1-2 teaspoons orange zest to milk, stir.
  • Stir milk mixture into flour mixture with fork just until dough leaves sides of bowl, dough might be slightly sticky.
  • Roll dough out, on lightly floured surface, into a 1/4 inch thick rectangle.
  • Brush top with butter (I prefer to use soft butter and spread it).
  • Combine 1 teaspoons orange zest and sugar, stir to distribute the zest, mix in cinnamon; sprinkle evenly over dough.
  • Roll up, starting on long side.
  • Cut into 1/2 inch thick rounds.
  • Place rounds, with sides just touching, in greased 9" round pan.
  • Bake at 425°F for 18-20 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Remove from oven, cool for about 10 minutes and drizzle with glaze, serve warm.