When you go to Red Lobster, your meal starts out with usually a glass of water, a nice hostess, and cheddar bay biscuits that are just to die for. The best part, they'll just keep bringing you more if you keep asking for them. The downside to that is they run out...Often.

So if you've been craving those delicious biscuits recently but can't afford to go to Red Lobster (because college), now you can make this copycat Red Lobster cheddar bay biscuit recipe in the comfort of your own home. They're simple, buttery, and delicious.

Red Lobster Cheddar Bay Biscutis

  • Prep Time:20 mins
  • Cook Time:10 mins
  • Total Time:30 mins
  • Servings:12
  • Medium


  • 2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter melted
  • 1 1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 3 tablespoon unsalted butter melted
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley leaves OR 1 teaspoon dried parsley leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
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  • Step 1

    Preheat the oven to 450ºF. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.

  • Step 2

    In a large bowl, quickly whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, garlic powder, salt, and cayenne pepper.

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  • Step 3

    In a small bowl or liquid measuring cup, combine the buttermilk with the melted butter.

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  • Step 4

    Pour the buttermilk mixture over the flour, then mix together with a rubber spatula.

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  • Step 5

    Quickly and gently fold in the shredded cheese.

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  • Step 6

    Using a large scooper or a 1/4-cup measure, scoop out the batter onto the parchment-lined baking sheet. Bake in the preheated oven for 10-12 minutes, or until the edges are golden.

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  • Step 7

    For the topping, whisk together the melted butter, parsley leaves, and garlic powder and brush onto the biscuits. Serve immediately.

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