Last weekend my thoughts drifted to my 5-Ingredient Freezer Biscuits, because it typically does on lazy Sunday mornings, and that bought me enthusiastic about breakfast sandwiches. From there it was solely a matter of moments earlier than I began to surprise what would occur if I baked a layer of ham and cheese inside my 5-Ingredient Freezer Biscuits. I lastly had time to check the thought at this time and let me simply say, finest. Idea. Ever. But make no mistake, these Ham and Cheese Biscuits are tremendous wealthy and indulgent, so save this recipe for a special day. While they’re scrumptious, they aren’t one thing I may (or would recommend) consuming each single day.
Just like the unique freezer biscuits, I’m certain you can assemble these, freeze them, after which bake one, two, or three as wanted straight from the freezer. I haven’t examined any frozen Ham and Cheese Biscuits but as a result of I simply went forward and baked ’em all at this time, however identical to with the unique plain biscuits, they may in all probability want a couple of minutes extra within the oven when baked from frozen.
I brushed a bit butter on prime of my Ham and Cheese Biscuits after baking, however I’ll be trustworthy, I don’t assume they wanted them. The biscuits themselves are so fluffy and wealthy that the butter on prime was nearly too a lot, so I didn’t write that into the pricing. 😉
Ham and Cheese Biscuits
Ham and Cheese Biscuits
These Ham and Cheese Biscuits are a brilliant indulgent, but tremendous straightforward deal with on your weekend breakfast or to serve visitors.
all-purpose flour (plus a bit for dusting)
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Preheat the oven to 400ºF. In a big bowl mix the flour, salt, sugar, and baking powder. Stir till they’re very nicely mixed.
Pour the heavy cream into the bowl and stir till all the flour is moistened and a thick ball of dough varieties.
Scrape the biscuit dough out of the bowl onto a nicely floured floor and press it down right into a tough rectangle. Use a rolling pin to roll the dough out right into a rectangle about 8×11 inches and about 1/2-inch thick. Cut the rectangle into 12 items.
Stack one slice of cheese and two slices of ham onto 6 of the biscuit squares, then prime with the remaining 6 biscuit squares. Place the Ham and Cheese Biscuits onto a baking sheet coated in parchment paper and switch to the preheated oven.
Bake the Ham and Cheese Biscuits for about 25 minutes, or till the biscuits are golden brown on prime. Serve scorching.
*Only heave cream (35-38% butterfat) can be utilized for this recipe. Whole milk or half and half is not going to produce the identical outcomes.
Step by Step Photos
Preheat the oven to 400ºF. In a big bowl mix 2.5 cups all-purpose flour, 1 tsp salt, half of Tbsp sugar, and four tsp baking powder. Stir them collectively till they’re very nicely mixed.
Pour one pint of heavy cream into the flour combination.
Stir till all of the flour is moistened and a sticky shaggy dough varieties.
Turn the dough out onto a nicely floured floor and press it down right into a tough rectangle.
Use a rolling pin to roll the dough right into a flatter rectangle, about eight×11 inches and a few half inch thick. Use your palms to form the corners and make the rectangle extra even. Cut the rectangle into 12 squares.
Stack two slices of ham and one slice of cheese on every of six of the squares, then prime them with the remaining six squares. Place them on a baking sheet lined with a bit of parchment paper.
Here’s the facet view so you may see how thick/skinny the biscuits had been rolled out. They puff up QUITE a bit, so that you need them pretty skinny.
Bake the Ham and Cheese Biscuits within the preheated oven for about 25 minutes, or till they’re overrated and golden brown on prime. The whole baking time will range with how thick your biscuits are, so simply regulate them. I might begin checking at about 15 minutes simply to be secure and add Three-5 minutes as wanted till they’re good and golden brown on prime.