Cheddar cornbread tops

These easy little biscuits are perfect to fill with pulled beef, or serve alongside your favourite soup.

Ingredients:

1 cup (250 mL) all purpose flour

1/2 cup (125 mL) cornmeal

1 1/2 tsp (7 mL) baking powder

1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt

3/4 cup (175 mL) milk

1 egg

2 tbsp (30 mL) butter, melted

2/3 cup (150 mL) shredded old cheddar cheese

Directions:

In a large bowl, whisk together flour, cornmeal, baking powder and salt. In another bowl, whisk together milk, egg and butter. Pour over flour mixture and stir to combine. Stir in cheese until combined.

Drop dough into 8 mounds onto parchment paper lined baking sheet. Bake in centre of 400 F (200 C) oven for about 12 minutes or until firm to the touch.

Makes 8 cornbread tops.

Tip: Make them ahead and freeze them for up to 2 weeks. Be sure to warm them in a 350 F (180 C) oven before serving.

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