Red Lobster’s Cheese Biscuit (in a loaf)

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Red Lobster Cheddar Bay Biscuits – These copycat biscuits are so easy to make in just 20 min, and they taste a million times better!

When I was young, I really wanted to learn how to make southern dishes.

To start, I wanted to make biscuits.  This was before the time of Pinterest and online recipes, so I had to find a real cookbook.  I asked my mom for a cookbook for Christmas and she gave me an Anne of Green Gables one.  It had all the recipes from the movies and in that was an amazing biscuit and gravy recipe. I decided I would skip out on the gravy because all I wanted was buttered biscuits.  I bought buttermilk for the first time and threw away the first bottle after I opened it because I thought it was spoiled and smelled bad.

After buying a second, I noticed it was the same so I asked and was told that is how it was.  Definitely, a lesson learned.  I made buttermilk biscuits with a 3-inch cutter and baked them until they were light and fluffy.  It was a yummy treat to enjoy in the afternoon with a cup of warm tea.  Lathered with butter, these are wonderful.  They are just as good sliced in half with some fruit jelly or cheese.  This has been my

Slathered with butter, these are wonderful.  They are just as good sliced in half with some fruit jelly or cheese.  This has been my go to recipe ever since I discovered it.

These turned out great! It’s been awhile since I’ve been to Red Lobster but if my memory serves me right, these are the real deal. Down in the footnotes it mentions adding garlic powder and parsley to your butter. You want to be sure and do this if you are wanting a true copycat version.

To Make this Recipe You’Il Need the following ingredients:

Flour
Baking powder
Salt
Cayenne pepper
Black pepper
Cheddar cheese
Milk
Sour cream
Butter, melted
Egg, lightly beaten

 

 

Directions

Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9×5 loaf pan with oil.
In a bowl, whisk together the first 5 ingredients. Carefully stir in cheese cubes until covered in flour mixture, this will help prevent your cheese sinking to the bottom of your loaf of bread.
In a different bowl, whisk together the remaining ingredients. Fold the wet mixture into the flour and cheese mixture, stir until just combined, do not over stir. Spread the mixture into the loaf pan.
Bake for 45-50 minutes. Let cool 10 minutes and then remove from pan. Allow to cool for one hour before slicing and serving.

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