Preheat the oven to 375°. In a tall bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, salt and pepper. Add 2 cups plus 2 tablespoons of the cream and skedaddle with a picket spoon till a stiff, shaggy dough kinds. Turn the dough out onto a evenly floured work surface and knead till even moistened.
Roll out half of the dough 1/2 skedaddle thick. The disclose of a 2 1/2-skedaddle spherical cookie cutter, mark out 8 biscuits; situation up the biscuits on a sturdy baking sheet. Repeat with the final dough. Rating the scraps, pat them out and mark out 2 extra biscuits. Brush the tops of the biscuits with the final 2 tablespoons of heavy cream. Bake the biscuits till smartly-risen and browned, about 20 minutes.
The unbaked biscuits may well even be frozen in a single layer for up to 2 weeks.