Prep Time: 10 minutes plus rest time & bake time Makes: 1 dozen
Preheat oven 425°F
3 cups AP flour 3 Tbsp sugar 3 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/2 cup cold unsalted butter, cut into small pieces 1 1/2 cup grated cheddar cheese 1 1/2 cup buttermilk (well shaken) 2 Tbsp milk or cream (for topping)
Whisk flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda & salt together in a large bowl. Cut butter into flour mixture with fingertips until crumbly. Add grated cheese & stir to combine. Add buttermilk and stir with a fork until dough comes together. It will be shaggy and moist. Turn dough onto lightly floured surface and gently kneed about 6 times. Pat into a 10-12” round. Wrap in plastic and refrigerate at least 30 minutes up to 24 hours. Cut into 2" rounds or squares, brush with cream and bake 15- 20 minutes.