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Cheddar Biscuits Recipe

August 14th, 2014 by alice  Tags: , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 2cupsflour
  2. 1tablespoonbaking powder
  3. 1/2cup shreddedcheddar cheese
  4. 2teaspoonsdried parsleyor dried basil or dried rosemary(or 2 Tbsp fresh, or whatever ever you fancy)
  5. 1 (250 g)packagecream cheese
  6. 1/2cupmilk
  7. 1egg, lightly beaten

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 425.
  2. Mix flour and baking powder.
  3. Cut in cream cheese to form crumbly mixture.
  4. Stir in milk until dough holds together.
  5. Knead dough on lightly floured surface and pat or roll in 1/2 inch thick circle.
  6. Cut biscuits out with a 2 inch cutter and place on cookie sheet.
  7. Brush each biscuit lightly with beaten egg.
  8. Bake for 12- 15 minutes or until lightly browned.

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Spice Biscuits (cookies) Recipe

August 10th, 2014 by alice  Tags: , , | Print This Post Print This Post

Spice Biscuits (cookies) Recipe

INGREDIENTS

  1. 110gunsalted butter, softened
  2. 150gcaster sugaror superfine sugar
  3. 2egg yolks
  4. 225gplain flour(not self-rising!)
  5. 1teaspoon ground britishmixed spice
  6. 1teaspoonground cinnamon

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 180C (170C for fan ovens), 350F, gas mark 4 and grease a baking sheet or cookie sheet.
  2. Beat the softened butter with the caster sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. Add egg yolks and beat to combine.
  4. In a separate bowl, combine the flour, mixed spice and cinnamon and whisk (or sieve).
  5. Stir the spiced flour into the egg, butter and sugar mixture and knead lightly on a floured board to bring the dough together.
  6. Roll out dough to 0.5cm (quarter of an inch) thickness on a floured board or surface and cut out into 2 inch rounds or whatever shapes you desire; Do not reroll dough too many times or biscuits will be tough.
  7. Bake for 15 minutes or until very lightly browned at the edges then use a spatula to transfer biscuits to a wire rack to cool.
  8. Store in an airtight container to retain crispness.

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Tea Biscuits Recipe

July 26th, 2014 by alice  Tags: , | Print This Post Print This Post

Tea Biscuits Recipe

INGREDIENTS

  1. 2cupsflour
  2. 1/4cupsugar
  3. 1/2teaspoonsalt
  4. 4teaspoonsbaking powder
  5. 2/3cupbutter(I usually just use Imperial Margarine and make sure it is really cold)
  6. 2/3cupmilk

DIRECTIONS

  1. Mix all dry ingredients together.
  2. With pastry blender cut in butter.
  3. Add milk and mix well to form dough.
  4. Knead just a few times until smooth on a floured surface.
  5. DO NOT overwork, handle as little as possible.
  6. Roll to desired thickness and cut with a floured cutter or bottom of drinking glass.
  7. (I tend to cut them fairly thick so I never get the maximum 14 biscuits, more like 10-12!).
  8. Bake at 375 for 12-13 minutes.
  9. (I find it only takes about 10 minutes in my particular oven).

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Tillamook Smoked Cheddar Biscuits With Crisp Bacon and Apricots Recipe

July 19th, 2014 by alice  Tags: , , , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 2cupsall-purpose flour
  2. 1tablespoonbaking powder
  3. 2teaspoonssugar
  4. 1/2teaspoonsalt
  5. 1/4teaspoonwhite pepper
  6. 5tablespoons coldunsalted butter, cut into pieces(can use Tillamook brand)
  7. 5slicesbacon, cooked crisp and crumbled
  8. 1/3cup choppeddried apricots
  9. 3/4cup tillamooksmoked cheddar cheese, shredded & chilled
  10. 3/4cupbuttermilk(can use Tillamook brand)

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. In a large electric mixer with paddle attachment, combine the flour, baking powder, sugar, salt, and white pepper.
  3. Add cold butter pieces and mix until flour mixture has a coarse meal texture.
  4. Add the bacon, apricots, and smoked cheddar cheese and mix until well-combined.
  5. On low speed, gradually add the buttermilk and mix until a dough is formed.
  6. Turn the dough out onto a lightly-floured board and gently knead 8 times.
  7. Pat or roll out the dough to 1-inch thick, and use a biscuit or cookie cutter to cut the biscuits (re-gathering and re-rolling as necessary to use up the dough).
  8. Place on a lightly-greased and floured baking sheet, and bake at 425 degrees F on the middle oven rack for 15 minutes and biscuit tops are golden.

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Maple Pecan Biscuits Recipe

July 16th, 2014 by alice  Tags: , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 2cupsall-purpose flour
  2. 2tablespoonssugar
  3. 2teaspoonsbaking powder
  4. 1teaspoonsalt
  5. 1/2cupshortening
  6. 1/3cup chopppedpecans
  7. 1cupmilk
  8. 2teaspoonsmaple flavoring
  9. Glaze

  10. 1/2cuppowdered sugar
  11. 1/4teaspoonvanilla extract
  12. 2-3teaspoonsmilk

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Grease a cookie sheet with cooking spray.
  3. Mix flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in a bowl.
  4. Cut in shortening until the mixture is like fine crumbs.
  5. Add the pecans.
  6. Combine the milk and maple flavor in another bowl; mix well.
  7. Add to the flour mixture; stir just until moistened.
  8. Drop the dough by spoonfuls on the cookie sheet.
  9. Bake 10-12 minutes or until the biscuits are light golden brown.
  10. Remove to a wire rack placed over wax paper.
  11. Combine all glaze ingredients and drizzle over the biscuits.

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