Sunday, October 7, 2012
Do I need to say more here? Obviously we LIKE pie! My very favorite is a dark chocolate cream pie, although I do like a fresh apple pie with home-made crust and melted cheese on top... and I do like buttermilk, and maybe... OK, enough about pie.
When I started this post, I wanted to ask you readers out there if anyone has a fool-proof favorite recipe for biscuits. I've had many, but none that I was crazy about. I'm going to post one here that I recently cut out of the newspaper for 'Incredible cheese biscuits'. I will warn you that I haven't tried it yet... but am planning to do so this week. However, if anyone does have a favorite recipe for light airy biscuits, I'd really appreciate if you'd share it with me... or all of us?
Incredible Cheese Biscuits
2 cups (8oz) shredded sharp cheddar cheese
1 cup butter, melted
1 cup sour cream (regular, not lite)
2 cups self-rising flour (or substitute 2 cups all purpose flour mixed with 3 teaspoons baking powder and 1 tsp salt)
Preheat oven to 425F. Mix all ingredients together and spoon into mini muffin pans a tablespoon at a time. Bake for 10 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from oven and cool on wire rack for 5 mins. Makes about 3 dozen. Can freeze if desired.
Now regarding biscuits... I know (or think I know) that biscuits here in the US are similar to scones 'across the pond'. I love scones and do have several favorite recipes for these. But my recipes for scones are generally flavored like lavender scones and chocolate pecan scones. When I was working, my associates loved the lavender scones...