elsewhere: southern biscuits & citrus yogurt cake

I thought I had biscuit-making all sewn up. And then my friend came from North Carolina with a bag of biscuit mix (Just Add Buttermilk!) and my world view changed. You can read just how fluff*tastic they were along with why Southern flour is better (along with a few tips & tricks from other bloggers) in my latest post for ReadyMade magazine.

Over at Poppytalk, I talk bundt and share a citrus yogurt cake recipe made with my stash of Seville Oranges. It’s a super easy cake to make that looks as beautiful and bright as it tastes.

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9 comments to “elsewhere: southern biscuits & citrus yogurt cake”

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    Lo   March 4, 2010 at 12:23 pm

    Hey! Thanks for the Thursday afternoon reading. Not sure I'm prepared to have my mind changed about homemade biscuits, though :)

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    dawn   March 4, 2010 at 12:47 pm

    Mmmm. ok then, I need some of this.

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    Three Owls   March 4, 2010 at 10:53 pm

    ok…I barely recover from the brownies and now it's biscuits….off to the kitchen I go….perhaps not as fluffy as yours but they'll have to do :)

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    Joanne   March 5, 2010 at 3:13 am

    Citrus yogurt cake sounds delicious. I'm going to head over and check it out!

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    kickpleat   March 8, 2010 at 5:50 pm

    Lo, my mind isn’t exactly changed! I loved the fluffiness but wasn’t keen on the weird chemical flavours. Hope you enjoyed the read!

    Dawn, everyone needs biscuits.

    Haha, I hope you enjoy the biscuits!

    Thanks Joanne, it’s a good one.

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    Eleana   March 14, 2010 at 11:22 pm

    I made the cirtus yogurt cake last week and it was amazing! No Seville oranges, but substituted lemons, and used one Meyer lemon and one regular lemon for the glaze … it was moist and tender and lemony all in one! May try it with blood oranges but I feel that it would lose that tartness, which is fantastic … thoughts?

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    kickpleat   March 14, 2010 at 11:30 pm

    Eleana, I think it would be really good with blood oranges and would give the batter a pink hue (though that would disappear when baked). I would reduce some of the sugar, though, otherwise you’d end up with a too-sweet cake. So glad you loved this cake. It’s a goodie!

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    serafina   March 29, 2010 at 2:29 pm

    Made the citrus yogurt cake last weekend with meyer lemons and it rocked my world!! thanks so much for the inspiration!

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    kickpleat   March 29, 2010 at 2:36 pm

    Hooray, so glad you enjoyed the cake, Serafina. I’ll bet it tasted like spring.

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