Today's Flavor with Chef Nikki Shaw
Fun Friday HOME-MADE BUTTERMILK & CHEESE BISCUITS
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
½ teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
½ cup shortening
1 cup buttermilk
½ cup cheddar cheese, shredded
3 tablespoons butter, melted
¼ teaspoon garlic powder
1. In a medium bowl combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda & salt. Blend in shortening, by cutting it into the flour with two knives slicing in two different directions. When shortening is blended, dough will look like crumbs. Stir in buttermilk & cheese until dough is soft & sticky.
2. Grease cookie sheet with shortening. Scoop dough with a tablespoon. Drop biscuits into large heaping tablespoons, 2 inches apart onto cookie sheet.
3. Bake 10-12 minutes or until golden. In a small bowl, combine melted butter & garlic powder. Brush butter mixture over warm biscuits.
servings: 20 / prep time: 15 minutes / cook time: 12 minutes