Buttermilk Cheddar Biscuits (Barefoot Contessa recipe)

Yield: 1 serving
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  • 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


  1. preheat oven to 425 degrees

  2. place 2 cups flour, baking powder and salt into mixing bowl
  3. with mixer on low, slowly add butter pieces and butter is the size of peas

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

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

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

  7. roll dough into rectangle (10x5 inches)
  8. cut into 8 biscuits

  9. transfer to pan lined with parchment paper
  10. coat with egg / milk mixture (1 egg with 1 tbsp milk - mixed)

  11. bake 20-25 minutes until tops browned and cooked through)
July 2012

This recipe is a personal recipe added by chrsuz and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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