Maple Sugar Corn Bread Biscuits
1 1/2 call purpose flour
3/4 cyellow cornmeal
3/4 tspbaking soda
1 Tbspbaking powder
1/2 tspcream of tartar
1/3 ccrisco butter flavor solid shortening
2/3 cdairy sour cream
1 largeegg, beaten
1 cgranulated maple sugar or 3/4 cup sugar and 1/4 teaspoon maple flavoring
1/2 tspall spice
1 Tbspmaple syrup
1 Tbspbutter, melted
How to Make Maple Sugar Corn Bread Biscuits
- Preheat oven to 375^.Spray a large baking sheet with not stick cooking spray,set aside
In a large bowl, combine flour, cornmeal, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cream of tartar.
- Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
In a medium bowl combine the sour cream, egg, maple sugar and all spice. Stir this mixture into the flour mixture just until moistened.
Note: Look for Maple sugar at Whole foods or Trader Joe's.
- Turn dough onto a floured surface; lightly knead dough by gently folding and pressing for 10 to 12 strokes or until nearly smooth.
Pat out lightly or roll dough to a little better than 1/2 inch thickness. Cut with a 2 1/2 inch round biscuit cutter.
- Place on prepared sheet pan , about 1 inch apart. Combine the Maple syrup and melted butter and brush over the tops of the biscuits.
Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until bottoms are lightly browned. Remove from baking sheet and brush tops with any remaining Maple butter mixture. Serve warm or cool.