Take a tour of our
the everyday occasions store
Shop the store
dripping heart cake pink bakery boxes
LoveBugCupcakes1 IMG7
Love Bug Cupcakes milk Chocolate heart cupcakes
IMG8 IMG16281024x1
floral tags heart tags
IMG9 PinkWhiteStraws1
Heart Jam cookies party Supplies
m8 m9
cleaning kitchen brush set
m13 m14
linens kitchen
m17 m18
pastry bag roll of 100 baking supplies
m21 m22
platter collection linens
m25 m26
baking supplies bread board collection
m29 m30
classic throws linen pillow covers
reclaimed bread boards
linen storage ideas
m35 m36
Baking pantry DIY
m39 m40
paper & stationery everyday tags

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

The BEST Homemade White Cheddar Biscuits | Light, Flakey, White Cheddar Biscuits

I've said it before (I think...) and I'll say it again- I love serving a really great bread or biscuit as a "side" instead of serving potatoes or rice.  Everyone goes crazy for bread and biscuits but it can be too heavy sometimes to serve them along side another very starchy side.  So, I like to serve them as the side instead.  A great example of this theory applied in a menu would be a BBQ grilled Pork Loin, Wilted Lettuce Salad and White Cheddar Biscuits.  It is a decadent meal, but not too over the top and your guests won't be passing on the bread basket.

White Cheddar Biscuits

2 cups all-purpose flour (plus more for the board and cutting)
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
12 tablespoons (1 1/2 sticks) cold unsalted butter, diced
1 cup of white cheddar, shredded
1/2 cup cold buttermilk, shaken
1 cold extra-large egg
Preheat the oven to 425 degrees.

Place 2 cups of flour, the baking powder, and salt in the bowl of a mixer with the paddle attachment.  Add butter and cheese and mix on low until it is a rough mixture.  In a small measuring cup, combine the buttermilk and egg and beat lightly with a fork.   Add the buttermilk mixture to the flour mixture and mix only until moistened. 

Dump out onto a well-floured board and knead lightly about 6 times to shape into a 2-3 inch high disk.  Using a round cutter, cut biscuits.  If you don't have a round biscuit cutter, you can use the rim of a glass or small bowl... or whatever else you can find!  Place biscuits on a baking sheet lined with a Silpat liner.  Bake for 18-20 minutes, just until they begin to brown on top slightly.

Homemade biscuits are such a treat... share them as gifts!  Here is a post about how to package them for friends and neighbors.


  1. LOVE biscuits, will definitely use this at home and at school this fall with my middle schoolers!

  2. Ok, this one is tough because I'm trying not to eat carbs, but they look so darn good I may need to put that off till Monday, or Tuesday. Never start on a Monday right?

  3. Wow not only do they sound incredbiyl good but they look amazing and I love how you packaged them too....I can almost smell them from here:)

  4. I'm dying right now...so wishing I was eating one of these with my morning coffee. Could you start packaging and selling to your blog friends...love the idea!!

  5. These look wonderful! I will definitely be making these very soon.

  6. Anonymous12:47 PM

    I have made these biscuits several times now. They are delicious!


Blog    Store
The Everyday Occasions Store:
home entertaining and ifestyle expert
my email newsletter
rss feed
ValentinesCollection1 HeartCake1 IMG5 Shop the store m56 m55 IMG6082 m65