January 22, 2016

Lemon Blueberry Biscuits with a Lemony Glaze

By: Mary Pellegrini

Lemon Blueberry Biscuits with a Lemony Glaze

Lemon Blueberry Biscuits are sure to be a sweet treat at the table of the Old Parkdale Inn Bed and Breakfast.  Thanks to Sue, innkeeper at Yamhill Vineyards Bed and Breakfast for sharing this recipe.

‘Lemon and Blueberries made such a fresh and flavorful combination in all kinds of baked goods, especially these sweet biscuits’  Taste of Home Test Kitchen

2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup sugar
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1 cup lemon yogurt
1 egg
1/4 cup butter, melted
1 tsp grated lemon peel
1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries
Glaze:

1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar
1 Tbsp lemon juice
1/2 tsp grated lemon peel
Preheat oven to 400°.  In a large bowl, whisk the first five ingredients.  In another bowl, whisk yogurt, egg, butter and lemon peel until blended. Add to flour mixture, stir just until moistened.  Fold in Blueberries.

Drop by tablespoonfuls 1 inch apart onto a greased baking sheet.  Bake 15-18 minutes or until light brown.

In a small bowl, combine glaze ingredients.  Stir until smooth.  Drizzle over warm biscuits.  If using frozen blueberries, use without thawing to avoid discoloring the dough.  Makes about a dozen sweet and tangy biscuits

Reserve your Stay Now

The Old Parkdale Inn Bed and Breakfast can be your home base for exploring and enjoying the Hood River Valley, Mt Hood National Forest and the Columbia River Gorge. After a full day, you’ll love the peace and tranquility of the Old Parkdale Inn and we’ll get your started with a hearty breakfast.  Relax in the gardens, recognized as a Backyard Wildlife Habitat, perhaps with a glass of wine from a bottle you picked up at a local winery or our wine cabinet.  We can even have a bonfire, roast some s’mores, if you’d like.  Outdoor adventures such as kayaking, windsurfing, skiing, snow boarding, and hiking await.  Mt. Hood Meadows, Cooper Spur Mountain Resort, and Timberline Ski areas are only a short drive away, as is the vast Mt. Hood National Forest where trails and wildlife abound. Reserve your stay now.

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