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Cheddar Bay Biscuits

Servings 10
Author Life in the Lofthouse


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 Tablespoon sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup butter melted
  • 1 1/2 cups sharp cheddar cheese shredded

For the topping

  • 3 Tablespoons butter melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 Tablespoon chopped fresh parsley


  • Preheat oven to 450° degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, garlic powder and salt. Set aside.
  • In a small bowl, combine buttermilk and cooled, melted butter. Whisk together. Pour this mixture over the dry ingredients. Stir using a rubber spatula just until moistened. Fold in cheese.
  • Scoop batter with a 1/4 cup measuring cup onto the prepared baking sheet. Gently form and shape into biscuit. Repeat with remaining biscuit batter. Bake for 12 minutes, or until golden brown.
  • For the topping: Stir together the melted butter, garlic powder and parsley. Brush over the tops of each biscuit. Serve immediately.