Sourdough Biscuits with Cheddar & Chives

Learn how to bake these easy and delicious Sourdough Biscuits!


• 2 cups all-purpose flour • ½ tsp salt • 2 tsp baking powder • ¾ tsp baking soda • ½ cup buttermilk • ¾ cup sourdough Starter • 8 TBS frozen, unsalted butter • 1 cup grated, cheddar cheese • 2 TBS chopped fresh chives

1. Mix Buttermilk and Starter

• Whisk together the buttermilk and sourdough starter in a small bowl until combined. • Keep refrigerated as you make dough.

2. Mix Dry Ingredients

• Mix together all of the dry ingredients in a large bowl. • This includes the flour, salt, baking powder, baking soda, cheese, and chives.

3. Grate and Mix Butter

• Grate the frozen butter directly into the dry ingredients bowl. • Toss the butter in the bowl with the dry ingredients.

4. Pour in Buttermilk & Knead

• Pour in the buttermilk and sourdough starter mixture. • Toss with a fork until the dough starts to form clumps. • Lightly knead to form one cohesive dough.

5. Cut Out Biscuits

• Pat the dough into a 1.5" thick circle. • Use a floured 2.5" biscuit cutter to cut out the biscuits. • Reform any extra dough into biscuits. You should have 8-10.

6. Preheat Oven & Freeze Biscuits

• Place the biscuits on a prepared baking sheet • Preheat the oven to 450ºF (232ºC)

• As the oven preheats, freeze the biscuits for 10 minutes to help rise.

7. Top & Bake

• Brush the tops of the biscuits with buttermilk and sprinkle with flaky salt (optional).

• Bake the sourdough biscuits at 450ºF (232ºC) for 15 minutes until golden brown.

7. Enjoy!

• These sourdough biscuits with cheddar and chives are best served warm! • You can also completely freeze the biscuits prior to baking so you can bake them later.

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