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Biscuits ( Five Spice ) Recipe


2 c Flour
1 tb Baking powder
1/2 ts Chinese 5-spice powder
1/2 ts Salt
1/4 ts Baking soda
6 tb Butter
1 c Sour cream
1 Egg -- beaten
Sesame seeds

Combine flour, baking powder, 5-spice powder, salt and baking soda in
bowl. Cut in butter until mixture resembles small peas. Quickly stir
in sour cream, just until blended. Roll dough out on lightly floured
board to rectangle about 1-inch thick. Then cut into 8 biscuits.
Brush tops with beaten egg. Sprinkle with additional 5-spice powder
and sesame seeds to taste. Bake on buttered baking sheet at 450
degrees 12 to 13 minutes or until tops are golden.

Each biscuit contains: 256 calories; 419 mg sodium; 63 mg
cholesterol; 16 grams fat; 24 grams carbohydrates; 5 grams protein;
0.33 gram fiber.

Presented by: Donna Deane, Times Test Kitchen Director, L.A. Times
article, "Short Time? Short Ribs", 3/9/95, page H14.