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Lemon Mini Biscuits

Lemon recipes are always a sign of spring for me. Although I love lemon any season. These mini lemon biscuits are delicious served with lemon curd. This recipe can easily be doubled or more for amount needed.
  • 1 cup flour
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1/4 cup cold butter
  • 1/2 an egg, beaten (equals 2 tablespoons of beaten egg, or you can use a small egg instead)
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  1. In a mixing bowl whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and lemon zest.
  2. Grate cold butter on top of the flour mixture and stir into dry ingredients, it will look like coarse crumbs.
  3. In a small bowl stir together egg, milk, and lemon juice, pour over coarse crumb mixture and stir just until moistened. Gather dough into ball.
  4. Flatten dough to approx 1/2" and use a 1 3/4" cutter to cut  biscuits.
  5. Place on a parchment lined cookie sheet and sprinkle biscuits with topping.
  6. Bake in a 400ยบ oven for 10 to 12 minutes until golden brown.
  7. Serve with lemon curd.
  8. Yield: A baker's dozen.
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
  1. Rub sugar and lemon zest together until combined.
  2. Sprinkle on biscuits and bake.

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