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Cheddar Bacon Buttermilk Drop Biscuits

Course Bread, Breakfast, brunch
Cuisine American
Keyword cheddar-bacon-buttermilk-drop-biscuits
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 12 drop biscuits
Author Melissa Sperka

Ingredients

  • 2 cup White Lily Self-Rising Flour
  • 1/2 cup cold butter cubed, plus 2 Tbsp melted
  • 1/4 tsp smoked paprika or cayenne
  • 6 slices bacon cooked and crumbled
  • 1 1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup whole buttermilk

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 450°F. In a medium size mixing bowl. cut the butter into the flour and paprika until it resembles coarse crumbs.
  • Mix in the bacon and shredded cheddar cheese. Make a well in the center and add 1/2 cup of buttermilk.
  • Mix with a fork adding more buttermilk until it forms a soft dough and pulls away from the sides of the bowl.
  • Brush the sides and bottom of a 10-inch cast iron skillet with melted butter, reserving some butter to brush the tops. Use a 4 oz ice cream scoop to divide the dough. Place into the skillet side by side. Brush the tops with melted butter.
  • Place into the oven and bake for 15 minutes until the tops are golden. Serve hot.