Irish Cheddar Soda Biscuits

February 25, 2020
Created by Harmons
45 minutes
Serves 12
  • 3 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda
  • 4 Tbsp cold unsalted butter, cut into pieces
  • 3/4 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 1/3 cups buttermilk

Preheat oven to 350°. Lightly spray a baking sheet with cooking oil.

In a large bowl, whisk flour, salt and baking soda. With fingertips or pastry blender, cut in butter until pea-sized crumbs form. Stir in cheese. Make a well in center of flour mixture. Pour buttermilk into well. With wooden handle, combine just until there is no more flour.

Drop dough by 1/4 cup, 2” apart, onto prepared baking sheet. Bake until golden brown, 22-24 minutes. Serve warm.