Makeover Cheddar Biscuits (8-28-12)

Mom's Tips

August 28th, 2012 by Jim Field

*Similar to Red Lobster’s Cheddar Bay Biscuits

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup cake flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 4 tablespoons cold butter, divided
  • 1/3 cup finely shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley flakes

In a large bowl, combine the flours, baking powder, salt 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder and baking soda.  Cut in 3 tablespoons butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs; add cheese.  Stir in buttermilk just until moistened.

Drop by two tablespoonfuls two inches apart onto baking sheets coated with cooking spray.  Bake at 425 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown.  Melt remaining butter; stir in parsley and remaining garlic powder.  Brush over biscuits.  Serve warm.

Total prep time:  30 minutes     Yield:  15 biscuits