Cinnamon-Raisin Biscuits

Recipe from Taste of the South
Cinnamon-Raisin Biscuits
YIELD
15 biscuits
PREP TIME
15 mins
TOTAL TIME
27 mins
Ingredients
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  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 2/3 cup raisins
  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons milk, divided
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
Directions
1. 
Preheat oven to 450 degrees .
2. 
In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt. Cut in shortening with a pastry blender until mixture is crumbly. Stir in raisins and 1 cup milk, stirring until dry ingredients are moistened.
3. 
Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface; knead 3 or 4 times.
4. 
Roll dough to 3/4-inch thickness, cut with a 3-inch biscuit cutter, and place on a lightly greased baking sheet.
5. 
Bake for 12 minutes.
6. 
In a small bowl, combine powdered sugar and 2 tablespoons milk. Drizzle over hot biscuits.
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