Recipe For Cooking Blueberry Buttermilk Biscuits

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Blueberry Buttermilk Biscuits

2 C. flour
1 Tbsp. baking powder
1/4 tea. baking soda
1 tea. salt
1/2 C. sugar
1 tea. grated orange rind
1/3 C. vegetable shortening
1 egg, beaten
3/4 C. buttermilk
1/2 C. fresh or frozen blueberries
3 Tbsp. melted butter or margarine
3 Tbsp. sugar
1/8 tea. cinnamon
Dash of nutmeg

In med. bowl, mix flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, sugar and orange rind together. Using a pastry cutter or two knives, cut the vegetable shortening into the flour mixture until it resembles coarse meal.

In sm. bowl lightly beat egg with fork. Add the buttermilk to the beaten egg, then add it to the flour mixture. Using a fork, stir until just moistened. Add the blueberries. Stir gently just to mix. Turn dough out onto floured surface or cloth and gently knead 3 or 4 times. Roll out to 1/2-in. thickness. Cut with biscuit cutter or into desired shapes. Place on lightly prepared cookie sheet and bake at 400 degrees F for 15 min. or until golden.

Mix butter with sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg and brush onto tops of biscuits as they come from the oven.

Makes approximately 12 to 15 biscuits.