Cheezy Bacon Cream Biscuits-Incredibly Easy to Make

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This cheese and bacon cream biscuits recipe is so much better than store-bought refrigerated biscuits. The best part is that this biscuit recipe is incredibly easy to make, and they are especially handy when you want biscuits in a snap. Most cooks in the South have a biscuit recipe of their own, and this biscuit recipe is just one of the recipes you will find. Most biscuit recipes are similar, starting with some self-rising flour and cream. This biscuit variation is a family tradition, and it is sure to be added to your list of favorites. You can serve them hot straight from the oven for breakfast or dinner, with lots of butter for a recipe you won't soon forget. For this biscuit recipe, you will need self rising flour, sugar, heavy cream, bacon, shredded sharp cheddar cheese and cream to brush the tops. For the full recipe, you will want to take a look at Melissa's Southern Style Kitchen.

This cheezy bacon cream biscuits recipe is just one of the biscuit recipes you will try. Some people like to opt for store bought refrigerated biscuits, but once you try making biscuits from scratch, there is no going back to store-bought. Light, fluffy buttermilk biscuits is another biscuit recipe you might try. There's nothing quite like a velvety, puffy biscuit, split open with some melted butter and honey dripping off for a breakfast food idea in the morning or served with butter for dinner. But there are a few secrets that you need to know before you tackle buttermilk biscuit recipes for best results. You want first to make sure the biscuit recipe you are using is a good one. The best proportion of flour to fat is usually 1/2 cup of fat for every two cups of flour. More fat will make for softer biscuits, and too little fat will result in dry and heavy biscuits. The type of flour that you use is also important. You don't want to use bread flour unless the biscuit recipe calls for it and avoid using whole wheat flour and other varieties of whole grain flours. These flours will make the biscuits tough and heavy. You want your biscuits to be light and fluffy.

The best combination for biscuit recipes is an all-purpose flour (either bleached or unbleached doesn't make too much difference, although bleached offers the lightest result) and cake flour. Cake flour is a soft flour that has less of the gluten protein. You can find cake flour right next to the other flours in your local grocery store. If you can't find cake flour, you can make some of your own by spooning 2 tablespoons of some cornstarch into the bottom of a measuring cup, then next lightly spooning in some all-purpose flour to fill the cup. Level the cup off, then sift the flour using a sieve or a metal sifter. It's also very important to measure the flour correctly. If you dip the measuring cup into the flour, you will have too much, and the biscuit recipe will be too tough and heavy. Also, make sure to not work in a hot kitchen. If the biscuit dough seems to be getting too soft or warm, you want to place it in the freezer for 10 to 15 minutes. It's also a good idea to be sure your hands are cold too, by simply holding them under the cold water faucet for a few minutes during the biscuit baking process. Dry your hands and keep going.

You will find this recipe for biscuits on the Melissa's Southern Style Kitchen site. On the site, you will find 30-minute food ideas, appetizer recipes, main dish food ideas, casserole food ideas, dessert recipes and more. **

Nutrition Facts for: Cheezy Bacon Cream Biscuits from Melissa's Southern Style Kitchen
Ingredients: Self rising flour, sugar, whipping cream, bacon, sharp cheddar cheese.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 8 servings.* Per Serving: Calories 320, Calories from Fat 151, Total Fat 16.8g 26%, Saturated Fat 6.9g 35%, Cholesterol 47mg 16%, Sodium 716mg 30%, Potassium 207mg 6%, Carbohydrates 24.6g 8%, Dietary Fiber 0.8g 3%, Sugars 0.2g, Protein 16.2g, Vitamin A 3%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 8%, Iron 11%

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