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Flaky Oat Tea Biscuits

A very flavorful biscuit with hints of orange flavor.
Course Biscuits
Cuisine Breads
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 27 minutes
Servings 10
Author onehotove.com

Ingredients

  • Topping:
  • 1 1/2 tbls. packed brown sugar or coconut date sugar
  • 1 tbls. quick cooking oats
  • 1 bag of Constant Comment Tea
  • For the Biscuits:
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup quick cooking oats
  • 2 1/2 tbls. packed brown sugar or coconut date sugar
  • 2 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 2 bags of Constant Comment Tea Bags-emptied
  • 4 tbls. cold butter
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk plus additional for brushing biscuit tops
  • Orange Honey Butter:
  • 1/4 cup softened butter
  • 1/2 tbls. honey
  • 1/2 tsp. orange juice.

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  • Stir together all the topping ingredients and set aside.
  • Stir together the flour, oats, sugar, baking powder and salt in a large bowl.
  • Cut in the butter until the size of peas.
  • Stir in the buttermilk with a fork.
  • Gather up the dough on put on a floured surface.
  • Roll the dough to a 1/2" thick round
  • Cut into circles with a 3" cutter and place rounds on a baking sheet.
  • Brush each round with additional buttermilk and sprinkle with topping mixture.
  • Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until browned
  • Prepare Honey Butter:
  • Mix together the ingredients to spreading consistency.