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Cheddar Jalapeño Biscuits

Cheddar Jalapeño Biscuits

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  • Author: Nandita Nataraj
  • Total Time: 35 mins
  • Yield: One dozen biscuits


These biscuits, although great on their own, tastes best as a side dish for soups.


  • All purpose flour- 1 cup or 240gm + 2tbsp to dust
  • Yellow corn meal- 1/2 cup
  • Baking powder- 2tspn
  • Baking soda- 1/2tsp
  • Salt- 1/2tsp
  • Cold unsalted butter- 2tbsp, cut into bits
  • Sharp cheddar cheese- 1-1/2 cups, grated
  • Milk- 1/3 cup
  • Pickled jalapeno chilies- 2tbsp


  1. In a large bowl, Sift, the all purpose flour, corn meal, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  2. Rub the cold butter into flour mixture till the mixture resembles bread crumbs.
  3. Stir in the cheese, chilies, and milk and mix gently till the mixture comes together to form a sticky dough.
  4. Turn the dough on a floured surface and knead gently for about a minute. PAt the dough out to 3/4 to 1″ thickness and cut into shapes of your choice using biscuit cutter.
  5. Place the biscuits on a well greased, parchment lined baking tray and bake in a preheated oven at 180C for 15 min or till the biscuit turns brown.
  6. Allow the biscuits to cool slightly before serving
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Category: Baking
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