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Congdon's Biscuits

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Chef Nate Legere shares the secrets of making Congdon's Biscuits.
Ingredients
  All purpose flour 7 Pound
  Mild cheddar cheese 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Baking powder 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Baking soda 2 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Margarine 1⁄2 Pound
  Butter 1⁄2 Pound (+ 1 cup melted butter for coating)
  Salt 2 Tablespoon
  Buttermilk 2 Quart
  Egg wash 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

MAKING
2. In a large mixing bowl, combine together the all purpose flour, salt, baking soda, baking powder and sugar. Mix until well combined.
3. Add in the mild cheddar cheese and mix again until the cheese is well combined in the mixture.
4. Add the butter, margarine and mix well until it is crumbly.
5. Make a pool in the center of the flour mixture and add the buttermilk. Mix the batter well, using hands or a mixer.
6. On a floured board, place the dough and flour top. Using a rolling pin, roll out the dough until it is about 1 inch thick. Pull the sides of the dough together and flour the dough again.
7. Take a baking dish and line it with parchment paper. Spray oil on the paper and sides of the pan.
8. Take a biscuit cutter and cut out biscuits from the dough. Place the biscuits onto pan about 1 inch apart.
9. Once done, coat the biscuits with egg wash and bake it in the oven at 325 degrees for 15-20 minutes.
10. Once done, remove the tray and brush the biscuits with melted butter.

SERVING
11. Serve the biscuits with tea or coffee.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Holiday
Ingredient: 
Cheddar Cheese
Restriction: 
High Fiber, High Protein
Preparation Time: 
35 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes
Servings: 
12

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