I have never been to Red Lobster, but I have heard of their famous Cheddar Bay Biscuits. So when I came across this recipe, I had to try it. TheBetterHalf and I are huge biscuit fans, so I’m always excited about a new biscuit recipe! And with cheddar and spices stirred into a buttermilk dough – how could this not be delicious!
I love a quick recipe that I can make after work and have ready in time for dinner. This one was seriously so easy. Just mix everything together, scoop them on a baking sheet, and bake for about 12 minutes. That’s it! Fresh biscuits on the table. The recipe calls for brushing the warm biscuits with a melted butter mixture. I liked these plain, but of course we had to try some with the melted butter. I think the parsley flakes make the biscuits look so pretty, and the extra butter does not hurt the flavor 🙂
Cheddar Bay Biscuits, recipe from Brown Eyed Baker
Yield: about 10 biscuits
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
½ teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon granulated sugar
¾ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon garlic powder
¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
4 ounces sharp cheddar cheese, shredded (about 1 cup shredded)
1 cup buttermilk, cold
½ cup unsalted butter, melted and cooled for 5 minutes
For the Topping:
2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted, divided
½ teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon minced fresh parsley (or ¼ teaspoon dried)
Preheat oven to 475 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a non-stick baking mat; set aside.
In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, sugar, salt, garlic powder and cayenne. Stir in the cheddar cheese.
In a medium bowl or right in the measuring cup, stir together the buttermilk and melted butter until the butter forms small clumps.
Add the buttermilk mixture to the flour mixture and mix gently with a rubber spatula just until a dough forms and no pockets of flour remain. Use a greased ¼-cup measuring cup to scoop out portions of dough. Place on the prepared baking sheet, leaving a little more than an inch between biscuits.
Bake until the biscuits are golden brown, about 12 minutes.
While the biscuits are in the oven, stir together the 2 tablespoons melted butter, garlic powder and parsley. Remove the biscuits from the oven and immediately brush with the topping mixture.
These look amazing!
mmm, they really are!
Carrie Trax says
I was just at Red Lobster tonight and my son ate so many biscuits he could not finish his meal, I need to try theses.
Carrie, that is so funny!! I would be just like your son – these biscuits are so good!
Stephanie | Feeding Darragh says
I can’t even remember the last time I ate at Red Lobster – maybe when I was a kid? But I do love a good biscuit. These look excellent!
I was just telling a friend that I need to find a recipe for these. Great timing!
Every so often I have to make a batch of these biscuits, they are so addictive! Love your photos!
They really are addictive – it is dangerous that I now know how easy they are!
These look delicious! Biscuits are good but add cheddar and they become great!
I couldn’t agree more!
Elizabeth Mars says
These look fabulously rich and delicious!
They really are, Elizabeth!