Tea Biscuits with Country Ham
Serves 10
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Ingredients
  1. 2 cups self-rising flour
  2. 2 tsp sugar
  3. 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  4. 1/2 lb. country ham slices or about 20 thin slices
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven the 450°
  2. Combine flour, sugar and whipped cream in a bowl until just mixed.
  3. Transfer dough to a floured surface and knead about 10 times.
  4. Roll out the dough to 1/2” thickness and cut out the biscuits with a 1 1/2 “ cutter.
  5. Place the biscuits close together on a greased baking sheet and bake for 8-10 minutes.
  6. When cooled, slice each biscuit in half and fill with the ham slices, serve warm or room temperature.
***Cooking tips
  1. * You can add cheese to these biscuits for a variation or add 1/4 cup of sugar and use them for strawberry shortcake.
  2. * This recipe calls for using a small cutter so that these are more of a appetizer size but you can use a larger one just as easily.
  3. * You can use a cast iron biscuit skillet if you like, cast iron always gives great results and is naturally non-stick if properly seasoned.
Robin Shea http://www.robinshea.com/