Cheddar Cheese Biscuits

I made these before Thanksgiving and they were so good! But I didn’t have time to make them for Thanksgiving. Need to make them again soon. Pressing the recipe so I don’t lose it! And so everyone can also experience the yums of these biscuits and how easy it is to make them. Enjoy!

http://www.cinnamonspiceandeverythingnice.com/homemade-red-lobster-cheddar-bay-biscuits/

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Red Lobster Cheddar Biscuits

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 12 biscuits

Homemade cheddar bay biscuits just like the ones at Red Lobster!

INGREDIENTS:

2 cups all-purpose flour

2 teaspoons baking powder

1/4 teaspoon garlic salt

6 tablespoons cold butter, cut in small cubes

1 cup shredded cheddar cheese

3/4 cup buttermilk, ice cold

Topping:

3 tablespoons melted butter

1/2 teaspoon dried parsley

rounded 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt

INSTRUCTIONS:

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.In a large bowl whisk together the flour, baking powder and salt.Use a pastry blender or 2 knives used scissor fashion to cut in the butter until small pea-sized crumbs form.Add the cheese and toss until coated with flour.Add the buttermilk and stir until just combined – don’t overmix. Drop by 1/4 cup fulls onto the baking sheet about 2 inches apart.Bake 14 – 16 minutes until golden around the edges. Meanwhile, in a small bowl combine melted butter with parsley and garlic salt.Remove the biscuits from the oven and brush butter generously over the tops while hot. Best served warm.

Notes:

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When bread gets squashed… (28 Feb 2011)

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A few days ago, my little precious 2-year-old found a new loaf of bread I’d just bought and decided to be Goliath on it. He threw the pack on the ground and started jumping on it happily. I had just gone into the room for a short while. When I saw him doing that, I immediately yelled at him to Stop. He didn’t seem to realise what he’d done – destroyed my new loaf of bread!

I pulled them out slice by slice and tried to shape them back, but it was futile. They were gone. Squashed by a giant. So I did what I do with every detail of my life – posted a status update on Facebook. “What do you do with bread that has been stomped on by a two-year-old?” And got a few helpful suggestions, including feeding it to koi, making bread crumbs, making croutons (that was my own suggestion) and making bread pudding.

In the end, the bread pudding won out. So today I cut up the rest of the bread (we had some mangled pieces of toast the last 2 days) and made my first bread pudding.

And it turned out pretty good. I like it and am eating it even as I’m writing.

There is even a lesson we can learn from this. When something looks seemingly hopeless and useless, there can still be use for it. When God looks at us, he sees the potential that is in us. We’re not squashed up bread that has been stomped upon beyond recognition by the giant. We’re potential yummy bread pudding, fit for a king (maybe not mine, but you get the drift)! God can turn what the enemy has meant for evil, God can turn around for good (Genesis 50:20).

Anyway here is the recipe, it’s really easy to make. It’s from the ever reliable www.allrecipes.com. I’ve downloaded an app for the iPad from it! Good to use 🙂

Bread Pudding

Ingredients:

1 (1 pound) loaf white bread, torn into small pieces

1 quart hot milk (about 950ml)

3 eggs, beaten

2 cups white sugar

2 tbp vanilla extract

1 cup raisins

3 tbp margarine

Directions:

1) Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (175 degrees C).

2) In a large mixing bowl, pour hot milk over bread. Blend eggs, sugar and vanilla. Stir egg mixture into the bread mixture and blend well. Add raisins. Mix well.

3) Melt the margarine and pour into a 9×13-inch pan. Pour bread mixture over margarine. Bake for 40 minutes, until firm and golden brown. Serve hot or cold.

Enjoy!