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Buttermilk Cheddar Biscuits (Barefoot Contessa recipe)

Buttermilk Cheddar Biscuits (Barefoot Contessa recipe)

  • Yield: 1 serving


  • 2 cup(s) flour
  • 1 tablespoon(s) baking powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 12 tablespoon(s) butter cold and diced
  • 1/2 cup(s) buttermilk
  • 2 egg cold
  • 1 cup(s) cheddar (extra sharp) grated
  • 1 tablespoon(s) milk


preheat oven to 425 degrees

place 2 cups flour, baking powder and salt into mixing bowl

with mixer on low, slowly add butter pieces and butter is the size of peas

combine buttermilk, 1 egg and beat lightly - add to flour mixture slowly

in small bowl combine cheddar with small amount of flour - add to mixer slowly

turn off mixer - transfer dough to well floured board and lightly knead (6 times)

roll dough into rectangle (10x5 inches)

cut into 8 biscuits

transfer to pan lined with parchment paper

coat with egg / milk mixture (1 egg with 1 tbsp milk - mixed)

bake 20-25 minutes until tops browned and cooked through)

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