Old Time Cheddar Biscuits

20 mins (prep 10, cooking 10)
7 ingredients
8 servings
My favourite biscuit recipe! Crunchy outside, soft, buttery inside, with the addition of CHEESE! An adaptation I made from one of Edna Lewis' recipes. Note: Feel free to use lard or shortening as opposed to butter - I always prefer lard over shortening though.

Categories:  side-dish , rolls~biscuits , north-american , comfort-food , taste~mood , quick , brunch , time-to-make , <-30-mins , weeknight , kid-friendly , american , canadian , inexpensive , breads , southern-u.s. ,
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Serving Size (32.0 g)
Servings 8
Amount per Serving
Calories 79.54 Calories from Fat 73.53
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8.17g 100.58%
Saturated Fat 5.14g 205.42%
Trans Fat 0.3g %
Cholesterol 22.12mg 58.98%
Sodium 493.45mg 164.48%
Total Carbohydrate 1.32g 3.52%
Dietary Fiber 0.0 g 0.07%
Sugars 1.0 g %
Protein 0.73g 11.74%
Vitamin A 264.66IU% Vitamin C 0.0mg%
Calcium 93.45mg% Iron 0.14mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
unbleached all-purpose flour, shredded cheddar cheese