- 1/3 cup butter, softened and cubed
- 2 1/4 cups self-rising flour
- 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
- 1 cup buttermilk
- 3 tablespoons melted butter
Cut softened butter into flour with a pastry blender or 2 forks just
until butter cubes are coated with flour.
Using your hands, add cheese, and gently combine until mixture resembles small peas.
Stir in buttermilk with a fork just until blended.
(Mixture will be wet.)
Turn dough out onto a generously floured surface, and pat to 1/2-inch
Cut dough with a well-floured 2-inch round cutter, and place on lightly greased baking sheets.
Bake at 450F for 9 to 11 minutes or until lightly browned.
Remove from oven, and brush warm biscuits with melted butter.
Makes about 18 biscuits.