Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Cheddar and Dill Biscuits



There aren't too many things that I like better than homemade bread. I am a huge fan of yeast breads as many of you may know, but there is not always time to make this type of bread.

This was the case this past weekend. I had this recipe on my list to make for a short time now and it turned out to be a perfect substitute for the yeast breads that I usually make. The cheddar cheese is a great addition to these biscuits and I have dill growing in our garden so I added some to jazz up the flavor a little more.

I served them with the coleslaw from my last post, along with some roasted chicken. There is something about chicken, coleslaw, and biscuits that makes it a perfect meal. Cheddar and dill biscuit made this meal even more special.



Cheddar and Dill Biscuits (Source: adapted from Kraft food and family magazine Spring 2007) 
Ingredients:
1 cup flour
2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon of tartar
1/4 teaspoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup cold butter, cubed
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1/2 tablespoon fresh dill (if you want a little more dill taste you can add a little more)
1/3 cup milk
Directions:
Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Mix flour, baking powder, cream of tartar, sugar, and salt in medium bowl. Cut in butter with a pastry blender or two knives until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in Cheddar cheese and dill. Add milk; stir until mixture forms soft dough.
Place on lightly floured surface; knead 8 to 10 times or until smooth. Pat out dough into 6-inch square. Cut into 9 squares. Place on a greased baking sheet;
Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown.

11 comments:

  1. I could need a couple of them for my breakfast now. I love that you used fresh dill in these biscuits.

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  2. I must try this recipe...they would be nice with soup also as a change from bread rolls:)
    ~Anne

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  3. This biscuit will definitely make a great breakfast to start the day with ! Love the addition of fresh dill ! ;)

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  4. delicious. i love homemade bread is the best!

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  5. Homemade bread and biscuits are so good. These biscuits look delicious!

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  6. Yeast and I are old enemies so I just love finding new recipes for bread products that don't require using yeast. These look easy and delicious.

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  7. You just created my weekend menu!

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  8. Everything about these sound wonderful. I love dill. Is there anything better than homemade bread? Mmm

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  9. Gosh, these look so tasty! And I have loads and loads of dill in my garden at the moment. Need I say more? ;-)

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  10. I haven't had a good biscuit in forever, these look delicious.

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