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Buttermilk Cheddar Biscuits

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Buttermilk Cheddar Biscuits

2 cups all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons sugar
4 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/2 cup cold butter or margarine
1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
3/4 cup buttermilk

In a bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and cayenne. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add the cheese and toss. Stir in buttermilk until just moistened. Place on a lightly floured surface and knead about 10 times. Pat or roll until the dough is about 1” thick, and cut with a floured 2-1/2” biscuit cutter. Place 1” apart on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 425° F for about 15 minutes, or until golden-brown. Serve warm.


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