Friday, August 24, 2012

Bacon, Egg and Cheese Buttermilk Biscuit Sandwich


Ingredients:

4 scrambled egg
hot sauce
8 slices cooked bacon
salt and pepper
4 slice American cheese
4 split and toasted buttermilk biscuits , see recipe below

Directions:

Sandwich 1 scrambled egg, a dash of hot sauce, 2 slices cooked bacon, salt, pepper and 1 slice American cheese on a toasted split buttermilk biscuit.

Buttermilk Biscuits:

Ingredients:

2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon sugar
1 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup vegetable shortening, chilled, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
3/4 cup buttermilk

Directions:

In a mixing bowl, combine dry ingredients together with a fork. Cut in the shortening using a pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Make a well in the center and add buttermilk. Quickly fold dry ingredients into buttermilkwith your hands until a sticky dough forms.

Turn dough out onto floured surface. Gently fold the dough over itself 3 or 4 times to create layers. Roll dough out to 3/4-inch thick. Cut with a 3-inch biscuit cutter. Transfer dough rounds to a sheet pan. Gather scraps and repeat. Make a dimple in the center to help the top rise evenly. Brush with butter. Bake for 15 minutes in a preheated 400 degree oven until golden brown.

Recipe shared from: www.foodnetwork.com