Orange Biscuits

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1/2 cup orange juice
3/4 cup sugar, divided
1/4 cup butter or margarine
2 teaspoons grated orange peel
2 cups flour
1 tablespoon Clabber Girl Baking Powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup lard or shortening
3/4 cup milk
Melted butter
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

In sauce pan combine orange juice, 1/2 cup sugar, butter and orange peel. Cook and stir over medium heat for 2 minutes. Divide among 12 muffin cups; set aside. In a large bowl combine flour, baking powder and salt. Cut in shortening to dry ingredients until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. With a fork, stir in milk until mixture forms a ball. On a floured surface, knead the dough one minute. Roll into a 9 inch square, about 1/2 inch thick. Brush with melted butter. Combine the cinnamon and remaining sugar; sprinkle over butter. Roll up. Cut into 3/4 inch slices. Place cut side down over orange mixture in muffin cup.

Bake at 450 degrees F. for 12-16 minutes. Cool for 2-3 minutes and invert onto plate.


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