1/3 c Aquavit
2 ts Caraway seeds
1 3/4 c All purpose flour
3 tb Sugar
4 ts Baking powder
1 ts Salt
1/2 c Chilled unsalted butter;
-diced (1 stick)
2 lg Eggs
1/3 c Milk
Position rack in center of oven and preheat to 450F. Combine 1/3 cup
aquavit and 2 teaspoons caraway in medium bowl. Let stand 15 minutes.
Blend flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in processor. Add butter
and cut in using on/off turns until mixture resembles coarse meal.
Beat 1 egg and milk into aquavit mixture. Pour liquids over dry
ingredients and process, using on/off turns, just until moist clumps
form. Gently knead dough on floured surface to combine, about 6 turns.
Press out dough to 7-inch round. Cut round into 8 wedges. Transfer
wedges to baking sheet, spacing apart. Beat remaining egg to blend in
small bowl. Brush biscuits lightly with beaten egg. Bake until
biscuits are puffed and golden brown, about 15 minutes. Transfer
biscuits to platter. Cool 10 minutes. Serve warm.