• Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cooking Time: 12 mins
  • Serves: 4 servings

Egg in a Biscuit

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Category: Side Dishes, Eggs

 Ingredients List

  • 130 grams flour - all-purpose (~1 cup)
  • 15 grams granulated sugar (1 tablespoon)
  • 7.5 grams baking powder ( 1 1/2 teaspoons)
  • 3 grams baking soda (1/2 teaspoon)
  • 3 grams salt (1/2 teaspoon)
  • 28.5 grams butter - cultured unsalted (2 tablespoons) chilled & cut into 1/4-inch cubes
  • 30 grams white cheddar cut into 1/4-inch cubes
  • 2 tablespoons chives chopped
  • 2/3 cup yogurt - plain
  • 4 eggs - soft boiled


Adjust the oven rack to the middle position and preheat to 475 degrees F (245 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
In a food processor, pulse the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt to combine.
Distribute the butter evenly over the flour and pulse 1 full second at a time until the mixture resembles gravel. Add the cheese and pulse a few more times to break up the cheese, but be sure to leave some small chunks. White Cheddar Biscuit RecipeTransfer this mixture to a bowl and stir in the chives.Cheddar Chive Biscuit RecipeShake (or whisk) the yogurt until it's thin enough to pour.
Add the yogurt to the the dry ingredients and stir until just combined. It's okay if it's not 100% incorporated but be careful not to overmix. Cheddar Chive Biscuit DoughWorking quickly, put 4 small circles of batter down on the parchment paper and top each one with an egg standing upright. Cover each egg with the remaining batter and place the pan into the pre-heated oven. Egg inside a BiscuitBake for 4-5 minutes and then turn down the heat to 400 degrees F (200 C) and bake until the biscuits are golden brown (about another 7-10 minutes).
Serve hot, or transfer to a wire rack to cool completely

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