These easy Red Lobster Cheddar Bay Biscuits are made from scratch, require NO rolling and cutting, and are, dare I say, BETTER than the restaurant favorite! They are perfect with any favorite seafood dinner and are always a hit with family and friends.
Cuisine: American, Southern
Keyword: cheddar bay biscuits, copycat red lobster biscuits, Red Lobster biscuits
Author: Whitney Reist | Sweet Cayenne
Ice cream or cookie dough scoop
6tablespoonssalted butter, melted and cooled slightly for 5 minutes
2 ½teaspoonsbaking powder
2teaspoonsOld Bay seasoning
⅛teaspoonground cayenne pepper
1cupcold low-fat buttermilk
1 ½cupsgrated extra-sharp cheddar cheese
Optional: 2 teaspoons finely-chopped fresh dill
For the topping:
2tablespoonsfinely-chopped fresh parsley OR fresh dill
Preheat oven to 450℉. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside
In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, sugar, Old Bay, garlic, and cayenne.
Add the melted butter to the buttermilk and let stand for 2 minutes. Stir to combine until small clumps form into the mixture.
Add the clumped buttermilk mixture to the flour mixture. Use a rubber spatula to lightly fold the ingredients together until just combined. Be careful not to overmix. Carefully fold in the grated cheese and dill, if using.
Use a 4-ounce dough scoop or a ⅓ cup measuring cup to drop the dough into the prepared pan, placing the dough mounds about ½’’ apart. You should have 9-10 biscuits.
Bake the biscuits for 12-15 minutes until the biscuits are set and the edges are golden brown.
While the biscuits are baking, combine the melted butter for the topping, garlic powder, salt, and parsley or dill.