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Cheddar Bey Biscuits Inspired by Beyoncé

Demetra Overton SweetSavant.com
Prep Time 45 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Servings 12 biscuits


  • 1/2 cup 1 stick butter PLUS 4 tablespoons melted butter to brush over the top of the finished biscuits
  • ¾ cup milk 2%or whole milk
  • 1 tablespoon hot sauce
  • 2 ½ cups of AP Flour I use White Lily flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon granulated garlic
  • 2 teaspoons Old Bay seasoning
  • 3/4 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 egg


  • Cut the butter into 1/4 inch cubes and place the butter in the freezer for 30 minutes.
  • Add the hot sauce to the milk
  • In a large bowl or in the bowl of your mixer combine the all purpose flour, baking powder, salt, sugar, granulated garlic and Old Bay seasoning. Mix well
  • Blend the butter into the flour mixture on medium speed with the paddle of your mixer until the butter almost disappears, about 2 minutes.
  • If you are making this with your hands quickly blend the butter into the flour mixture for about 30 seconds so you don't melt the butter.
  • Stir in the shredded cheddar
  • Add the milk and hot sauce mixture and blend until combined.
  • Drop the biscuits using two dining tablespoons onto a parchment lined sheet pan
  • Beat the egg with a tablespoon of water to make an egg wash. Brush the egg wash over the biscuits
  • Bake for 12-15 minutes
  • Brush the finished hot biscuits with melted butter
  • Serve!