Drop Biscuits with Cheddar and Stilton

Drop Biscuits With Cheddar And Stilton Recipe

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These biscuits have a crisp crust, but are tender on the inside. Enjoy!


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makes 12 biscuits
20 Min
20 Min


  • 2 1/2 c
    unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    baking powder
  • 3/4 tsp
    cream of tartar
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 7 Tbsp
    chilled unsalted butter, cut into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 1 c
    packed coarsely grated sharp cheddar cheese, chilled
  • 1/2 c
    coarsely crumbled stilton cheese (or cheese of your choice), chilled
  • 1 1/4 c
    buttermilk, chilled
  • 1 large

How to Make Drop Biscuits with Cheddar and Stilton


  1. Place 1 oven rack in the bottom third of the oven and 1 rack in the top third of the oven - preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Butter and flour 2 large baking sheets. Whisk first 5 ingredients in a large bowl and blend well. Add butter and use a pastry cutter to mix until it resembles coarse crumbs.
  3. Add both cheeses and use finger tips to mix and distribute cheese -- should resemble coarse meal. Mix buttermilk and eggy in a small bowl. Then add to the flour/cheese mixture, stirring until dough is evenly moistened.
  4. Use 1/3 cup dough for each biscuit and drop 6 mounts onto each prepared baking sheet - space them approx. 2-3 inches apart.
  5. Bake biscuits 10 minutes and then reverse the sheet pans in the oven. Continue baking for an additional 10 minutes longer or until golden brown or when a toothpick inserted into the middle comes out clean.

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About Drop Biscuits with Cheddar and Stilton

Course/Dish: Biscuits
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: English
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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