Presumptions

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Clare Chambers

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@CerebralChasm

Not being able to find a cheese drop biscuit with either the ingredients I had in the house or the measurements I could cope with I cobbled together the best I could, something that might vaguely resemble an American cheesy drop biscuit.

I thought it might be a bit presumptuous of me to call them cheese drop biscuits, so therefore they are called presumptions as they presume to be something they may not be.

They are crispy on the outside and wonderfully soft and fluffy on the inside.

Thank you to the Just A Pinchers who helped put me on the right track after last night’s disaster :)

Blue Ribbon Recipe

I can think of any number of dishes I would like to enjoy these biscuits with. The chives, cheese and garlic make for a nice, savory biscuit. Delish!

We checked the conversion of the grams in this recipe:
180C = about 350 degrees
128g flour = 1 cup
18g baking powder = 1 1/2 tsp
3g dried garlic = 1/2 tsp
60g butter = 4 tbsp or 1/2 stick
85g cheddar cheese = 1 cup Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 5 votes

Comments:
Serves:
20 portions
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 128 g
    plain flour (all purpose)
  • 18 g
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    onion salt or 1/2 tsp each of onion pwoder and salt
  • 3 g
    ground dried garlic (from a garlic mill)
  • 1 Tbsp
    chopped dried chives
  • 1/2 c
    milk
  • 60 g
    butter - melted
  • 85 g
    cheddar cheese - grated

How to Make Presumptions

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat the oven to 180C. Sift the first 4 ingredients into a bowl together.
  2. Add the chives, cheese, milk and butter. Combine well with a spoon until it forms a sticky dough.
  3. Drop onto prepared baking tray and bake for 20 minutes. Cool on wire rack.
  4. Eat warm with lashings of butter or would taste wonderful with the chive cream filling from my Parmesan Gougeres with Chive Cream

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About Presumptions

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American



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