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Total Time
32mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 17 mins

This recipe is from my "Irish Cooking" cookbook.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. For biscuits, heat oven to 425 degrees. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt in medium bowl. Cut in 1/3 cup shortening using pastry blender (or 2 knives) until coarse crumbs form. Add milk. Stir with fork until blended.
  2. Transfer dough to lightly floured surface. Knead gently 8 to 10 times. Roll dough 1/2-inch thick. Cut with floured 2-inch round cutter. Place on ungreased baking sheet.
  3. Bake at 425 degrees for 12 to 15 minutes or until browned. Do not overbake.
  4. For topping, heat skillet on medium-high heat. Add sausage, breaking it up into small pieces with fork. Cook until browned. Drain.
  5. Melt 1/4 cup shortening in 2 quart saucepan on low heat. Stir in flour. Cook and stir on low heat 2 minutes. Add milk slowly, whisking constantly. Increase heat to medium. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Stir in cheese, salt, and pepper. Add eggs and sausage. Serve immediately over halfed biscuits.