These cheddar cheese drop biscuits are so tasty and are super quick and easy to make with minimal ingredients. If you need a quick bread to accompany dinner - this is it!
1cupall purpose flour
1cupwhole wheat flour
1/3cupbutter, cut into 1 inch chunks
1cupgrated cheddar cheese
1 1/4cupbuttermilk or sour milksee note
Preheat oven to 450°F.
Stir together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cayenne pepper.
Cut in butter using a pastry blender or clean fingers until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
Stir in 2/3 cup grated cheese. Save remainder cheese for top.
Make a well in the flour mixture.
Add buttermilk or sour milk.
Using a fork, stir just until moistened. Over mixing will cause tough biscuits.
Drop dough in eight equal sized drops onto baking sheet.
Sprinkle remainder 1/3 cup of cheese on top of each biscuit.
Bake 8 to 12 minutes or until golden.
Makes 8 biscuits
Eat them when they're fresh, right out of the oven. If you happen to have leftovers wrap well then heat them in the oven or toaster the next day. Buttermilk Substitute: Add 1 Tbsp of lemon juice or vinegar to measuring cup, add enough milk to make 1 cup total. Stir and let rest for 5 minutes. Mix will look curdled and slightly lumpy.