Sweet-Cream Biscuits

Title: Sweet-Cream Biscuits
Categories: November 19
Yield: 1 servings

1 3/4 c Sifted all purpose flour
1 tb Sugar
1 tb Baking powder
1/2 ts Salt
6 tb Chilled unsalted butter; cut
-into pieces
; (3/4 stick)
3/4 c Chilled whipping cream

Preheat oven to 450F. Sift flour, sugar, baking powder and salt into large
bowl. Using pastry blender or fingertips, cut in butter until mixture
resembles coarse meal. Add whipping cream to dry ingredients and stir until
just combined; do not overmix. Turn out onto lightly floured surface and
knead just until dough forms. Pat out dough to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut out
rounds using floured 3/4- to 1-inch-diameter cutter. Gather dough scraps
and pat out to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut out additional rounds. Repeat
gathering, patting out and cutting out dough rounds until all dough is
used. Transfer rounds to ungreased baking sheets. Bake until golden brown,
about 10 minutes.

Makes about 6 dozen.

Bon Appetit November 1993

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