How to make Southern cheddar scallion biscuits

Print this recipe
For a long time, I thought biscuits were only for breakfast. I never served them with dinner, but I had such a hard time making homemade bread. I just didn't have time for all that rising and baking. I started making biscuits as a dinnertime side dish, and because no one in my family has complained, I haven't stopped. The recipe that follows is the perfect way to put fresh-baked bread on the table with very little effort.
These biscuits turn out perfect every time. I love how quick and easy they are. I've made every flavor of biscuit (from maple bacon to everything-spiced biscuits), but these Southern cheddar scallion biscuits remain my family's favorite. They have the same beautiful texture of a classic buttermilk biscuit, but they get a savory boost from the addition of cheddar and green onions. If you don't have cheddar around, feel free to substitute any type of cheese.
Advertisement
Cooktop Cove
Southern Cheddar Scallion Biscuits
6
15 minutes
24 minutes
39 minutes
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon white sugar
1 tablespoon baking powder
3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
9 tablespoons butter
1/2 cup grated cheddar cheese
1/4 cup chopped green onions
1 cup buttermilk
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Prepare a baking sheet by lining it with parchment paper.
In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, baking soda, butter, cheddar cheese and green onions. The mixture should have the texture of wet sand.
Slowly add the buttermilk, stirring gently until it is just combined. Do not overmix. There may be some clumps of flour, which is okay.
Turn out the dough onto a floured work surface and roll it until it is 1/2 inch thick. Cut out 6 biscuits with a 2-inch cutter and place them on the sheet. Leave about an inch between the biscuits to allow them to cook properly.
Bake for 24 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
Advertisement
Resources Add a Pinch
Print this recipe

Want to bring a little sizzle to the dinner table? Look no further.
May 23   ·  
Advertisement
Southern beans are a tasty side dish to accompany you to a pot luck, church picnic or even a Sunday family dinner.
May 22   ·  
Tennessee whiskey is known the world over, so why not spike your burgers with it? After all, if there's anything better than a bacon cheeseburger, it's a Tennessee burger with bourbon sauce.
May 22   ·  
May 18   ·  
This is an Italian-spiced recipe, using thyme, parsley and fennel seed to flavor the dish. You can also opt for a Mexican-themed version by replacing these spices with one tablespoon of taco seasoning. With a recipe this easy and delicious, the...
May 13   ·  
When you deep clean your kitchen, one area you don't want to neglect is your greasy hood filter above your stove. Think about it. The design of this contraption is to capture the smokey grease that occurs while cooking. Over time, the grime builds..
May 14   ·  
 
Recommended
Advertisement