Wednesday, August 20, 2014

American Style Cheese Biscuits


We are having heavy rain for the past  few days, so its nice and cold at night, perfect opportunity for me to make soup.  I wanted to have something to dip into with the soup and made these delicious cheese biscuits by Gordon Ramsay.
This is the first time I made this kind of savory biscuits , they ended up slightly thinner , maybe next time I will make them slightly thicker... Added  a pinch of paprika for added flavour.

Recipe : Gordon Ramsay's American Style Cheese Biscuits adapted from his book The Ultimate Home Cooking

175g plain flour
1 tbsp baking powder
1 tsp sea salt  or 1/2 tsp table salt
50 chedder cheese , grated
275 ml cream ( thickened cream or regular cream)
pinch ground black pepper
pinch smoked paprika (optional)
15 butter melted

Preheat oven to gas mark 3, line a baking sheet with baking paper.

Sift flour and baking powder and salt  into a bowl.Add paprika , pepper  , cheese and give a stir to mix. Make a well in the centre. Pour cream into the well and using the end of a wooden spoon mix  till the mixture comes together.

Transfer the dough to a lightly floured work top and knead couple of times ( not so much) . Roll to about 1/2 inch thick and cut into rounds or triangles. Arrange , 1 inch apart , on prepared tray and leave to rest for 10 minutes.

Brush the tops with melted butter and bake for about 20- 30 minutes. Remove and cool on wire rack and serve warm or cool with stews or soups or even just as it is as a snack.

Linking this to Submitting  this over to "Cook Like : Gordon Ramsay" event at  Zoe's  from  Bake for Happy Kids  , who is   co-hosting  this event with Yen from Eat your heart out  and Mich from Piece of Cake.



10 comments:

  1. They look yummy... I love cheese biscuits!!! :)

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  2. Very beautiful cheese biscuits, can munch some rite now.

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  3. This biscuits look awesome, especially with lots of cheese in it...I love the idea of savory.
    Hope you are having a great week and staying dry Nammi :D

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  4. Can't resist anything with cheese. These biscuits look wonderful, Nammi.

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  5. Looks delicious cheesy biscuits!!!
    i really craving for it now....

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  6. Oh I think this is what they call scones in America right? It must be good with the cheese. Thanks for linking to CLAS!

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  7. Hi Nammi,

    I can imagine these will be superb with any soup!!! They are great to dip and used as "soup spoons" :D

    Zoe

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  8. Yummy cheese biscuits! These are perfect with soup Nammi!

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  9. I love biscuits. These will go great with a hearty stew!

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