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“These pretty, delicious and easy to prepare biscuits were found in Kitchen to Kitchen a feature in The Houston Chronicle. Hope you enjoy.”
12 muffins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. For the topping:.
  2. Combine ingredients in a saucepan and cook over medium heat until butter and sugar melt, about two minutes.
  3. Divide the topping among a standard muffin tin.
  4. Do not line the muffin tin with paper baking cups.
  5. For the biscuits:.
  6. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees.
  7. Sift the flour, salt and baking powder into a large bowl.
  8. Cut in the shortening with two knives or a pastry blender until it forms coarse, uneven crumbs.
  9. Add the milk.
  10. Mix well, but with a light touch.
  11. On a flour-dusted surface,roll the dough into a large rectangle.(approx 11x9).
  12. Spread with butter.
  13. Mix the sugar and cinnamon and sprinkle it over the dough.
  14. Roll as you would a jelly roll and slice into 12 biscuits.
  15. Place a single biscuit in each muffin cup.
  16. Bake until golden, about twenty minutes.
  17. Cool a couple of minutes,then invert cautiously onto a plate,taking care that the sticky topping doesnt burn you.

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