Cheese Corn Meal Biscuits
|Corn meal||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Milk||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), scalded|
|Flour||1 Cup (16 tbs), sifted|
|Baking powder||1 Tablespoon|
|Grated mild cheddar cheese||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Egg yolk||1 , lightly beaten (Glaze)|
Preheat oven to 450° F.
Briskly mix corn meal into hot milk, cover, and set aside.
Sift flour with baking powder and salt into a bowl.
Using a pastry blender, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse meal.
Add corn meal mixture and cheese and stir lightly to blend.
Turn onto a lightly floured board, knead gently about 1/2 minute.
Rol1 1/2" thick and cut into rounds with a biscuit cutter.
Arrange 1 1/2" apart on an ungreased baking sheet and brush tops with glaze.
Bake 12-15 minutes or until well risen and golden.