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Buttermilk and Honey Biscuits

Ingredients:

• 1/4 cup shortening
• 1/4 cup cold butter
• 2/3 cup buttermilk
• 2 Tablespoons Michele Honey Crème Syrup
• 1 egg
• 2 cups AP flour
• 4 teaspoons baking powder
• 1 teaspoon salt
• 1 tablespoon milk

 
Directions:

1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees, and prepare a small sheet pan by lightly spraying it with non-stick baking spray.

2. In a small bowl beat the buttermilk, honey crème syrup and egg together with a fork.

3. In a medium bowl, combine all of the dry ingredients, and then cut in the butter and shortening with a pastry cutter or two forks.

4. When the flour and fat creates a course, crumb like texture add the buttermilk, honey–egg mixture. Stir until the flour is just moist. 

5. Turn the dough out onto a well-floured surface, and gently knead the dough until it is soft and somewhat smooth, about 15 times. 

6. Roll out the dough until it is about 1′′ thick. Cut the biscuits with a round cutter or juice glass and place on the baking sheet. Rub the milk over the top of the biscuits.

7. Bake the biscuits for 8-10 minutes or until just golden. Serve hot.

 

Fresh Lemonade Syrup Recipe

Ingredients:

3 cups sugar
1 cup boiling water
3 cups lemon juice (about 16 lemons)
2 tablespoon grated lemon peel
Michele Honey Crème Syrup

 
Directions:

In a 1-1/2-qt. heat-proof container, dissolve sugar in boiling water. Cool. Add lemon juice and peel; mix well. Cover and store in the refrigerator for up to 1 week. Yield: 5-1/2 cups Michele Honey Crème Syrup (number of batches varies 
depending on concentration of lemonade). 

• To prepare lemonade: For 1 serving, combine 1/4 to 1/3 cup honey crème syrup and 3/4 cup 
cold water in a glass; stir well. For 8 servings, combine 2-2/3 cups syrup and 5 cups cold water in a 2-qt. pitcher; stir well. Yield: 1 serving.