good thing given and every perfect gift is from above, coming
the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or
shadow. (James 1:17)
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cups all-purpose flour
T. white sugar
t. baking powder
cup butter, chilled
cup cold milk
cup raspberry jam
a large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.
Cut in butter or margarine until crumbly. Make a well in the center.
Beat egg until light and frothy, and mix in milk; pour all at once
into well. Stir lightly to form a soft dough. Add more milk if needed.
Turn dough out onto a floured surface, and knead 8 to 10 times. Pat or
roll out to ¾” thickness. Using a round cookie cutter, push
straight down to cut. Arrange well apart on a greased baking sheet.
Make a deep hollow in the center of each biscuit. Drop a small
spoonful of jam into each hollow. Bake in a preheated 450º F (230º
C) oven for 12 to 15 minutes. Serve hot.
Yield: 14-16 buns