Sunday, May 9, 2010

Southern Biscuits with Cheddar Cheese

These are tasty and easy to make Southern biscuits. Very tender and moist- melts in your mouth and leaving you wanting more.

(Makes about 8 biscuits)


250 gram flour

2 teaspoons baking powder

½ teaspoon salt

¼ teaspoon baking soda

4 tablespoons of vegetable shortening, chilled and cut into cubes

2-3 tablespoons of butter, chilled and cut into cubes

125 ml buttermilk

50 grams of sharp cheddar cheese


Preheat oven to 220 degrees C.

In a large mixing bowl combine flour, baking powder, salt, baking soda.

With your fingertips rub shortening and butter to the flour mix until well combined. Then gradually stir in buttermilk.

Spoon 8 balls of the dough to the baking sheet. Sprinkle with cheese on top.

Bake for about 20 minutes or until lightly brown on top.

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