Glazed Blueberry Biscuits
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 Tbsp. baking powder
2 tsp. sugar
1/2 tsp. cream of tartar
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 cup shortening, margarine, or butter
1/4 cup milk
1/2 cup sour cream
1 cup frozen blueberries
Preheat oven to 450 degrees. In a bowl stir together flour, baking powder, sugar, cream of tartar, and salt. Cut in shortening, margarine, or butter till mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Make a well in the center, add milk and sour cream all at once. Stir just till dough clings together. Carefully stir in blueberrries.
On a lightly floured surface, knead dough gently for 10 to 12 strokes. Roll or pat dough to 1/2 inch thickness. Cut with a 2-1/2 inch biscuit cutter, dipping cutter into flour between cuts.
Transfer biscuits to a baking sheet. Bake in a 450 degree oven for 10 to 12 minutes or till golden. Drizzle with glaze and serve warm. Makes 10.
Blueberry Biscuit Glaze*
1/3 cup butter or margarine
4-1/2 cups sifted powdered sugar
1/4 cup milk
1-1/2 tsp vanilla
In a bowl beat butter or margarine till fluffy. Gradually add 2 cups of the powdered sugar, beating well. Slowly beat in the 1/4 cup milk and vanilla. Slowly beat in remaining sugar. Beat in additional milk, if needed, for desired consistency.
*This is your regular, every day butter frosting and it makes a lot. To glaze the biscuits you only need a 1/4 of this recipe. So, you might reduce the amounts or plan on having extra for another day.