Cheddar Irish Soda Biscuits
Prep: 15 minutes
Bake: 22 minutes • Makes: 12 biscuits
1 teaspoon salt
3/4teaspoon baking soda
4tablespoons cold unsalted butter, cut into small pieces
3/4 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
1-1/3 cups buttermilk
Nonstick cooking spray
1. Preheat oven to 350°. In large bowl, whisk together flour, salt and baking soda. With fingertips or pastry blender, cut in butter until pea-sized crumbs form; stir in cheese. Make a well in center of flour mixture. Pour buttermilk into well. With wooden spoon, gently stir to gradually draw flour mixture into buttermilk until a soft dough forms. Knead dough in bowl just until dough begins to stick together.
2. Spray cookie sheet with nonstick cooking spray. Drop dough by 1/4 cupfuls, 2 inches apart, onto prepared cookie sheet. Bake 22 to 24 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.
Approximate nutritional values per serving:
193 Calories, 7g Fat (4g Saturated), 22mg Cholesterol,
333mg Sodium, 25g Carbohydrates, 1g Fiber, 6g Protein