Sweet and Savory Cream Biscuits

CHEF CARLA HALL
21Ingredients
41Minutes
280Calories

Description

It's #biscuittime! In one corner: cinnamon sugar. In the other: cheddar and fennel. Can't choose? Make half sweet and half savory (just be sure to halve the amounts of the add-in ingredients).

Ingredients

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  • 1 fennel bulb (small, with fronds, for savory biscuits)
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil (for savory biscuits)
  • salt (for savory biscuits)
  • black pepper (for savory biscuits)
  • 1/2 cup sharp cheddar cheese (freshly grated, for savory biscuits)
  • 1 tablespoon fennel fronds (reserved from bulb, for savory biscuits)
  • 2 sprigs fresh thyme (chopped, for savory biscuits)
  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest (freshly grated, for savory biscuits)
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper (for savory biscuits)
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon (for sweet biscuits)
  • 2 tablespoons sugar (for sweet biscuits)
  • 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour (for biscuit dough)
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable shortening
  • 2 teaspoons orange zest (freshly grated, for sweet biscuits)
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter (cold)
  • nonstick cooking spray (for work surface)
  • all purpose flour (for work surface)
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream (cold)
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    NutritionView More

    280Calories
    Sodium17% DV400mg
    Fat29% DV19g
    Protein8% DV4g
    Carbs7% DV22g
    Fiber4% DV1g
    Calories280Calories from Fat170
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat19g29%
    Saturated Fat11g55%
    Trans Fat0g
    Cholesterol55mg18%
    Sodium400mg17%
    Potassium130mg4%
    Protein4g8%
    Calories from Fat170
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate22g7%
    Dietary Fiber1g4%
    Sugars2g4%
    Vitamin A15%
    Vitamin C6%
    Calcium10%
    Iron10%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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