Monday, May 10, 2010

Would You Like Something Cheesy?

Today, this evening I baked up some savory cheesy biscuits to go along with dinner that was being made at the time.The biscuits really went well with the soup that was made for dinner and were especially  warm and moist.They had a great flavor contrast of the cheese's and the mixture of herbs. I think I ate like two to three biscuit because they were so deliciously addicting. These biscuit have a beautiful golden and risen appearance along with its great crunchy, layered and soft texture. Having all those put together in one item really makes it something really delicious.

I got this wonderful recipe from "Kraft What's cooking's magazine and it was really easy to make.So don't be scared to challenge yourself and if your new to baking take baby steps.Eventually you will surprise yourself and learn that you just taught yourself a skill that a lot of people are still scared to venture towards. So enjoy life and enjoy your baking!

Cheddar And Chive Biscuits
 ( Adapted From One Bowl Cheddar Biscuits, Kraft Magazine Recipe)

2 cup flour
1 Tbsp Magic Baking powder
1/2 cup Kraft Cheddar cheese, grated
2 tbsp Italian spice,thyme and basil.
1 pkg(250g)No name block of cream cheese.
1/2 cup milk
1 egg,lightly beaten
Fresh Chives

1.Oven to 425F.

2.Mix together flour and baking powder.

3. Add grated cheese and Italian spice, thyme and basil.Stir until fully combined.

4. Cut in cream cheese with pastry blender until looks like breadcrumbs.Add milk and stir until dough forms.

5. Knead dough 10 times, pat with palm to 1/2 inch thick circle.

6.Use the top of a glass for a cutter,medium size maybe good ( any size you like your biscuit to be will be fine) or use 2 inch cutter.

7.Put Biscuits on non greased baking sheet and brush each with beaten egg( helps give them a golden color and glazed shine)

8.Place 1 or 2 cut chives on each biscuit( pattern your choice) and then lightly brush with egg again.

9.Bake for 12-15 minutes. until golden brown.

1 comment:

  1. Looks so yummy !!! Love ur recipes they are so easy to follow , the minty balls post was absolutely wonderful ...

    Little Food Junction


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