Tuesday, 3 March 2015

Kids in the Kitchen - Cheddar Biscuits

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Cheddar Biscuits


My kids love Cheesy biscuits so I thought it would be good to have a go at making our own. This weeks helper was Boo.

Ingredients:

200g plain flour
1/2 tsp rock salt
150g Cheddar cheese, grated
150 g unsalted butter, chilled and diced
1 whole egg and 1 egg yolk.

Method:


Boo grated the Cheddar cheese 
We made the mixture in the food processor because it is dense and difficult to handle
Boo put the flour, salt and cheese into food processor and pressed pulse a few times just to combine them a little.
Then she added the diced butter and ran the processor until the mixture looked like coarse bread crumbs.
Finally she added the egg and yolk and switched on the processor again until all the ingredients came together.
We took the mixture out of the processor and put it on a floured work surface.
We worked the mixture into a firm dough and rolled it into a long sausage shape.
We cut this into two and wrapped it in greaseproof paper before putting it in the fridge for half and hour.

We preheated the oven to 200C, gas 6 and greased and lined two baking trays with paper.
We took the dough out of the fridge and cut it into slices about 1cm thick. We placed these slightly apart on the baking trays.
We baked them for 10 -12 minutes until golden.


Boo loves grating the cheese






























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5 comments:

  1. These look so good - I'm a sucker for cheese biscuits! Well done Boo.

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  2. You cannot beat cheese biscuits!!! My two love making them. Thanks for hosting this and I am glad I found you through #PoCoLo!

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  3. You cannot beat cheese biscuits!!! My two love making them. Thanks for hosting this and I am glad I found you through #PoCoLo!

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  4. I love cheese biscuits too. Well done Boo. I should try making these as they look great and not too greasy as the ones I buy in the shop end up giving me indigestion as they are quite greasy (might of course be just that I eat too many of them). x

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  5. That looks so nice. My son just loves cheese and we might try this if we have time =) #pocolo

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It is so nice of you to stop by my blog, I would love for you to leave a comment too. I will reply to as many as I can and if you are a blogger you can expect a return visit from me. Many thanks, Anne xx

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