Preheat oven to 450 F.
In a medium bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda,
sugar, salt and cinnamon. Using a pastry blender, cut in shortening
until mixture resembles course crumbs. Make a well in the center of the
In a small mixing bowl, combine buttermilk, applesauce, water, diced
strawberries, strawberry flake powder and strawberry flavoring. Add to
well in dry mixture all at once. Using a fork, stir just until mixture
Turn dough out on to lightly floured surface. Quickly knead dough by
gently folding and pressing 10-12 strokes, or until dough is nearly
smooth. Pat or lightly roll dough to 1/2" thick and cut with biscuit
cutter. Place biscuits one inch apart on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake
for 10-12 minutes, or until golden brown. Remove biscuits from baking
sheet and serve warm. Makes 10-12 biscuits.