Preheat oven to 425° F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper and set aside.
In a large bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, salt, garlic powder, cayenne, and cheddar cheese.
Pour heavy cream over dry ingredients in bowl and stir until a wet dough forms.
Using a large scoop or spoon to scoop out portions of dough and place them two inches apart on prepared baking sheets. Bake for 12 minutes, or until puffed and lightly golden brown.
While baking, stir together the topping ingredients.
Upon removing the biscuits from the oven, immediately brush them with the melted butter mixture. Serve warm or at room temperature.
*To freeze unbaked, scoop portions out onto baking sheet and freeze for one hour. Then place frozen biscuit portions into gallon-sized freezer bag. Bake from frozen, adding a few minutes to baking time. **To freeze baked, place cooled biscuits in gallon-sized freezer bag. ***To reheat, wrap in foil and bake at 350 degrees F for 8-10 minutes, or until heated through.