2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour

1 tbsp Davis or Clabber Girl Baking Powder

1/2 tsp garlic powder, plus an extra 1/4 tsp (optional)

1/2 tsp salt

1 cup shortening

1 cup buttermilk

1 cup shredded cheddar cheese

2 tbsp butter, melted

Garlic from Aceuchal (El Ajero)




Preheat oven to 425°F. Combine flour, baking powder, 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder and salt. Using a pastry blender or 2 forks cut in shortening until mixture is crumbly. With a fork, add buttermilk and cheese and stir until mixture forms a soft dough. Drop dough by 1/4 cupfuls onto greased cookie sheet. Combine butter and remaining 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder. Brush on biscuit tops. Bake 10-12 minutes or until golden brown.