Cheddar Cheese And Bacon Tea Biscuit Fingers
|Lean bacon slice||4|
|Unbleached all purpose flour||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Baking powder||4 Teaspoon|
|Shortening||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Shredded cheddar cheese||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Milk||250 Milliliter (1 Cup)|
|All purpose flour||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Shredded cheddar cheese||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
Fry bacon until crisp; drain well on paper towel; crumble and set aside.
In large mixing bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt.
With pastry blender or 2 knives, cut in shortening until mixture is crumbly.
Stir in cheese and bacon; gradually pour in milk, stirring with fork to make soft dough.
Add more milk, if necessary, to moisten all dry ingredients.
Turn out dough onto floured work surface and knead 8 to 10 times.
Roll out into 8 inch (20 cm) square; cut in half, then cut each half into 6 finger shaped biscuits.
Transfer to baking sheet lightly dusted with flour.
Glaze: Brush biscuits with egg yolk and sprinkle with cheese.
Bake in 450Â°F (230Â°C) oven for 10 to 15 minutes or until golden brown.