Vegan Orange Tea Biscuits
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Serves: 30 to 36 small tea biscuits
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoon sugar
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons non-hydrogenated shortening (such as Spectrum or Nutiva)
  • Zest of 1 orange
  • ¾ cup plain dairy-free milk beverage
  • Orange juice, for brushing.
  1. Preheat your oven to 425ºF and line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat.
  2. Whisk the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt together in a medium bowl. Whisk in the shortening until coarse meal forms.
  3. Stir in the zest. Stir in the milk beverage until the dough comes togeteher.
  4. Bring the dough together and pat it to about ½-inch thickness on a floured surface. Cut with a small cookie or biscuit cutter, and place on the prepared baking sheet.
  5. Bring the scraps together, and repeat the step above until the dough is used up.
  6. Brush the tops of the unbaked biscuits with orange juice.
  7. Bake for about 10 to 12 minutes, or until lightly browned.
Recipe by Go Dairy Free at