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Cheddar Jalapeno Biscuits

  • 1 ¾ Cups-All Purpose Flour
  • 2 Teaspoons-Baking Powder
  • ½ Teaspoon-Baking Soda
  • 1 Teaspoon-Salt
  • ¾ Cup-Sharp Cheddar Cheese-shredded
  • 1 Each-Jalapeno-stem/seeds removed, fine diced
  • 8 Tablespoons/1 Stick-Unsalted Butter-very cold
  • 1 Cup-Buttermilk/Whole Milk/2% Milk
  • 3 Tablespoons-Unsalted Butter-melted


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, ½ cheddar and jalapeno until well combined.
  3. Cut butter into small pieces and work into flour mixture with fingers until only small pea sizes pieces remain.
  4. Add milk, begin to combine, once dough comes together place on flour board.
  5. Dust with flour, fold together 5/6 times just until dough starts to come together, adding more flour if needed.
  6. Shape dough into a rectangle, ½” thick and cut into 8 to 10 squares.
  7. Place on a sheet tray and top with remaining cheddar.
  8. Bake until golden and fluffy, about 10-13 minutes. Brush with melted butter and serve.