Cheesy Biscuits

Sometimes all you need is a big savoury hit of cheese, these answer the call.




170g/6 oz cheddar cheese, grated plus extra for sprinkling

57g/4 tablespoons butter, room temperature

110g/3.9 oz plain/all purpose flour

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon paprika

1-3 tablespoons milk

Sea salt to sprinkle


Preheat your oven to 350F/180C/Gas 4


Line your baking sheet with baking parchment paper.

In a large bowl mix together the cheese, flour, salt and paprika.

Dice the butter and add to the flour mixture.

With your fingers or in a processor mix together until it resembles the texture of breadcrumbs.

Add the milk a tablespoon at the time, you might not need all of it. Mix and bring together to form a dough.

Lightly flour a flat surface and roll out the dough, it needs to be fairly thin, about 1/8".

cut into circles or shapes with a cookie cutter.

Place on your prepared baking tray.

Sprinkle the top of each one with a pinch of grated cheese and a sprinkle of salt.

Bake for 12-15 minutes until the edges are just slightly browned.




Practically Pagan Cooking book from Rachel Patterson



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