If there was one major draw back for me (and my waistline is proof) it would be a great biscuit. To me it is like biting into a cloud, so I am going to share this with you. See? I’m so ….uh, don’t finish that statement.
- 2 cups flour
- 1 tbsp. baking powder
- 1/3 cup shortening, cold
- 3/4 cup milk (approx.)
- 1 cup grated cheese (yellow or white cheddar)
- 3-4 drops of hot sauce
- egg wash
Mix the dry ingredients and cut in the shortening until pea size crumbs.
Add the hot sauce to the milk and now add most of the milk, stir to mix (do not over mix). If needed, add a bit more milk to make a soft dough. Stir in the cheese.
Knead on a floured surface 10-12 times.
Form into a large ball and pat lightly out to make a ball that is 1/2 inch thick.
With a floured cutter, cut into triangles and place on a parchment lined baking sheet. Brush with the egg wash and bake for about 12-15 minutes until golden brown on top.
Serve warm with butter and a pot of fresh coffee. Invite a friend over to share….or not!