Mature Cheddar and Crispy Bacon Biscuits

Shopping List

  • 150g grated mature cheddar.
  • 150g chopped bacon.
  • 150g softened unsalted butter.
  • 200g plain flour.
  • 2tsp mustard powder.
  • 2 egg yolks.
  • Splash of milk.
Preparation Time:- 20 minutes Cooking Time:- 15-18 minutes
Complexity:

It’s time, once again for this weeks Great British Bake Off inspired recipe! Last week was a super sweet caramel & pecan swiss roll. That recipe can be found here.

This week was all about biscuits! The signature bake was a cheesy affair, so sticking to the theme, this week I bring you mature cheddar and crispy bacon biscuits!

   
1

Preheat your oven to 180C and grate your cheese.

2

Fry off your bacon to optimum crispiness!

 
3

Put your plain flour, mustard powder and softened unsalted butter into a large bowl.

 
4

Time to get our hands dirty! Crumble together the flour, mustard powder and butter to make a loose breadcrumb consistency.

 
5

Bacon is looking super crispy now.

6

Take it off the heat and dry on kitchen towel, leaving to cool slightly.

   
7

To your breadcrumb mixture, mix in your cheese.

8

Then add in your fried bacon and egg yolks. Add in a splash of milk until your dough becomes workable.

 
9

Roll out your dough about 3mm thick onto a floured surface.

 
10

Cut out circles, squares or whatever shapes you would like. Prick your biscuits with a fork to release air when baking.

Bake for 15-18 minutes or until golden brown.

Enjoy and as always, let me know on Facebook or Twitter how you get on.

Happy baking,

Britt xo

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