Cheddar Biscuits

Cheddar Biscuits

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There is something about cheese appetizers that always attract me like a magnet. The baked cheese is always soo good, and enrich every dish with it's unique flavor. A friend of mine told me about these amazing cheddar biscuits and since then I've been eager to try them out as I was sure I will love them. What not to like: buttery, flaky, garlicky and cheesy biscuits... one of the best combinations ever and they do look really appetizing as well.


I added some grated cheese on top of each, as while baking it forms a really crusty flavorful top and the interior remains soft and fluffy. Really loved the extra garlic butter mixture on top, it really enhances all the flavors. I've made these cheddar biscuits for a couple of times now and every time they were finished before having time to cool :) They are best served right after you take them out of the oven, really love the steam that comes out when you break in smaller pieces ... it is indeed a wonderful appetizer. For me they can easily make a meal if served alongside a fresh salad.


What I love the most is that they are really quick, are done in a matter of minutes, with ingredients you always have on hand. If you don't have buttermilk you can always substitute with some yogurt and milk, try different type of cheese, and so on, just give these cheddar biscuits a try and see how delicious they are.


Related Posts:
Flaky Buttermilk Biscuits
Cheese muffins
Cheese Puffs-Gougères

 

Recipe slightly adapted after Cinnamon- Spice & Everything Nice

 

 

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Ingredients
  • Makes about 10-12 biscuits
  • 2 cups (250g) flour
  • 2 1/2 tsp (10g) baking powder
  • 1 tbsp (15g) sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 5 tbsp (70 g) cold unsalted butter, cut into small cubes
  • 3/4 cup (200g) buttermilk, cold
  • 1 cup (100g) matured cheddar cheese, grated
  • For brushing the tops
  • 2 tbsp (30g) melted butter
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 tsp salt
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 F (200 C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a medium-large bowl whisk together flour, sugar, salt, baking powder and garlic powder. Add the butter cubes, and using a pastry cutter or fork cut the butter until the pieces are no bigger than peas.
  3. Add the grated cheese and just give a quick stir to combine with the flour mixture. Incorporate the cold buttermilk until just combined, don't overmix.
  4. Take large spoons of mixture and with the help of another tablespoon place them on the prepared baking sheet. Optional sprinkle some grated cheese on top of each.
  5. Bake for about 15-18 minutes until golden brown.
  6. While they bake, prepare the butter mixture. Melt the butter into a small sauce pan, add garlic, parsley and salt and cook for 1 minute. Remove from heat.
  7. Brush the tops of the biscuits with butter mixture and serve hot.
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Nutrition facts 1 Biscuit (57g) - Calories:186, Fat:10.2g, Saturated Fat:6.4g, Carbohydrates:18.6g, Sugar:1.9g, Fiber:0.6g, Protein:5.2g, Cholesterol:28mg, Calories from Fat 92, Sodium 225mg, Potassium 167mg, Vitamin A 6%, Vitamin C 1%, Calcium 14%, Iron 6%, Nutrition Grade B-, daily percent values are based on a 2000 calorie diet
On May 07, 2015 at 04:49 pm, kushi said...
WOW!!Loved the ingredients.. I bet this must have tasted awesome!!
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Yes.. they did taste awesome, hope you will try them out.

On May 07, 2015 at 08:07 pm, Meg @ Noming thru Life said...
If I were a biscuit I would be these biscuits! I love how straightforward they are to make and I can just imagine how delicious they are!
On May 08, 2015 at 01:21 am, Kristi @ Inspiration Kitchen said...
OMGosh Ella - you are totally speaking my food love language with these! They are totally making my mouth water. I hope you don't mind :-) but I'm going paparazzi on these and pinning everywhere! :-)
On May 08, 2015 at 02:22 pm, Anu-My Ginger Garlic kitchen said...
WOW, Ella! Loved the awesome idea of cheddar biscuits. Looks temptingly inviting. YUM!:)
On May 10, 2015 at 09:03 am, Lindsey @ American Heritage Cooking said...
Cheese appetizers get me every time!! So do biscuits. Cannot. Stop. These look amazing! Pinned!
On May 11, 2015 at 10:50 am, Kayle (The Cooking Actress) said...
YES-I'm completely in love with these biscuits. Everything about them is SO delicious!
On May 12, 2015 at 03:25 am, Vilms said...
I will definitely try this! I already cooked you cheese muffin and it's really good!;)
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Cool.. let me know when you try them out:)

On May 13, 2015 at 01:03 am, marcie said...
These look like the perfect side or appetizer! I love that you made these biscuits cheesy -- pinned!
On May 19, 2015 at 02:32 pm, Nami | Just One Cookbook said...
As always I love watching your videos... it's fun, entertaining, and makes me so hungry that I feel like I need to go to the kitchen right away!!!! If I have a kitchen right now I'd make this immediately. It looks so good... when you are brushing the biscuits, I think I drooled. ;) That good!!
On June 01, 2015 at 10:24 am, connie said...
Dear Ella, this looks delicious! Does the biscuits freeze well, I might eat 1 or 2 and save the rest in the freezer would that be okay? thank you.
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I am sure they can freeze well.. just let them cool before freezing and they will be perfect.

On June 01, 2015 at 11:57 pm, Connie said...
I am making these right now, I felt so excited when I saw this recipe last night. Just looking at the ingredients made me sure it would be wonderful. And it is! I couldn't help eat two right after they came out of the oven. Thanks Ella, you always have the best recipes!
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So glad you tried them out... we really loved them too.. almost ate them all before cooling completely :)

On June 29, 2015 at 07:25 am, aashima said...
wow...Really good!!
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thank you.. glad you liked them:)

On August 05, 2015 at 09:39 am, jija said...
So Easy and delicious. Everybody liked them. Fist time I cooked with buttermilk' in my country we just have it with couscous.
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So glad to hear that you enjoyed this recipe :) Hope you will try others too

On August 05, 2015 at 09:39 am, jija said...
So Easy and delicious. Everybody liked them. Fist time I cooked with buttermilk' in my country we just have it with couscous.
On November 16, 2015 at 07:02 am, Saadia Khalid said...
Very easy n xtremly yummy... Will definately try them again :) Keep up the good work! N thx for sharing ur recipes...
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I am so glad you enjoyed them:)  let me know if you try any of the other recipes

On December 02, 2015 at 02:51 am, Carole said...
You say 2 cups of flour which is 500 grams, not 250. I am making them right now with 1 cup of flour, so I hope they turn out alright! I have made your Nutella cheesecake (TWICE!) and many of your other recipes. We love them!
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The cup I am referring is the one used in US measurements and a cup has a capacity of 240 ml. If you fill it with flour over a kitchen scale you will see it has only 125 g of flour. I am so glad to hear you tried the Nutella Cheesecake and enjoyed it:) hope the biscuits turned good for you as well:)

On January 03, 2016 at 06:26 am, Maja said...
These were so good! We made them for new year's, and they were gone the next day. Making another batch today, because they're so delicious. Thank you for the recipe! I'm looking forward to trying more of your beautiful recipes :-) Loving your videos as well!
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So happy to hear that Maja.. one of our favorites as well.. we do them a lot when we have guests

On February 16, 2016 at 04:32 am, kranthi said...
These look amazing! Can’t wait to make them!
On January 20, 2017 at 07:24 pm, Iyya said...
They were delicious! <3
On March 04, 2017 at 11:01 pm, Pune florist said...
Thank you for the recipe! I'm looking forward to trying more of your beautiful recipe and definitely going to try at home.
On November 24, 2017 at 03:50 am, silvia said...
Dear Ella, I wouls like to make them ahead, I am wondering whether they can be backed and reheated after defrosted. If so, tell me the oven temperature and if they are still so good as fresh baked :-) I need a huge badge for 14 people who are coming home for Christmas. Thanks!!! Sívlia.
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Hello Silvia.

Yes, you can reheat after defrosting, at 400 F (200 C), for few minutes. They should be just as good.

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