Cheddar Biscuits
Cheddar Biscuits
Try this quick and easy cheddar biscuit recipe by Chuck Hughes from Chuck's Day Off.
  • Difficulty Level Easy
  • Technique Baking
  • Preparation Time 10 minutes
  • Cooking Time 15 minutes
  • Yield 8 servings
  • 3½ cup flour (875 ml)
  • 2 tablespoons baking powder (30 ml)
  • 1 tablespoon sugar (15 ml)
  • 2 teaspoons cayenne (10 ml)
  • 2 cups grated sharp cheddar (500 ml)
  • ⅔ cups cold butter (160 ml), cubed
  • 1¾ cup buttermilk (430 ml)
  • Salt and pepper
  1. Preheat oven to 450°F (230°C).
  2. In a large bowl, mix together flour, baking powder, sugar, cayenne, salt and pepper.
  3. Add butter to flour mixture and crumble together until mixture resembles coarse corn meal. Add the grated cheese and give it a good mix.
  4. Add the buttermilk and stir until just combined. Do not stir too much or it will make your biscuits tough.
  5. On a lightly flour surface, flatten dough by hand or by rolling pin until about 1/2 " thick - cut with 3" cutter. Keep reforming the dough (Do not overwork) until you use it up.
  6. Place on a baking tray covered with parchment paper.
  7. Bake for about 15 minutes or until nicely browned.
  8. Remove from the oven and brush them with melted butter. Keep warm.

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