Save on Pinterest

Cinnamon Raisin Biscuits

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min.

Makes

10 biscuits

My husband, children, in-laws and grandchildren really enjoy these biscuits! They're especially good for breakfast, but can be served at any meal.
Every editorial product is independently selected, though we may be compensated or receive an affiliate commission if you buy something through our links. Ratings and prices are accurate and items are in stock as of time of publication.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup raisins
  • ICING:
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, sugar, cinnamon and salt. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add milk and raisins; stir just until combined.
  2. Turn dough onto a floured surface. Knead just until smooth, about 2 minutes. Roll to 1/2-in. thickness. Cut with a floured 2-1/2-in. round biscuit cutter; place on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 450° for 12-15 minutes or until golden.
  3. Meanwhile, combine icing ingredients. Drizzle over warm biscuits.

Nutrition Facts

1 biscuit: 257 calories, 11g fat (3g saturated fat), 3mg cholesterol, 248mg sodium, 37g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

Recommended Video