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Apple Cinnamon Biscuits


  • Author: Autumn Rose Reo of mamachallenge.com
  • Prep Time: 25 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 12-18

Description

The perfect mix of apples + cinnamon all wrapped up in a warm, buttery biscuits. It’s what Sunday mornings are made for. 


Ingredients

2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 

1/3 cup granulated sugar

1 tablespoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon nutmeg

2 teaspoons cinnamon

5 tablespoons cold butter, cut into small pieces (pea sized and leave in fridge until ready to use.) 

3/4 cup buttermilk 

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

2 medium apples, peeled, cored, and chopped (about 1 1/2 cups)

Cinnamon sugar blend, for topping, optional or honey butter for glaze


Instructions

  1.  Heat the oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. Line a baking sheet with a silicone baking mat or lightly grease.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, nutmeg, and 1 1/2 teaspoons of cinnamon.
  4. With a pastry cutter or your fingers, work in the butter pieces until thoroughly mixed throughout dough. Stir in the finely chopped apples.
  5. Combine the buttermilk and 1 teaspoon of vanilla; stir into the first mixture until all ingredients are moistened. Depending on moisture from the apples, a little more buttermilk or flour might be necessary.
  6. Turn out onto a floured surface and knead a few times (5-8 times.) Pat into a circle about 3/4 inch thick and cut out with biscuit cutter.
  7. Place on baking sheet. If you choose, add sugar/cinnamon mixture. 
  8. Bake for 12 to 14 minutes, until lightly browned. 
  9. Add honey butter after cooked and serve.