Sky-High Biscuits Recipe
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 cup whole wheat flour
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- 4-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
- 3/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 3/4 cup cold butter, cubed
- 1 egg
- 1 cup milk
- 1. In a bowl, combine the first six ingredients. Cut in butter until crumble. Combine egg and milk; stir into crumb mixture just until moistened. Turn onto a floured surface; knead 10-15 times. Roll out to 1-in. thickness; cut with a 2-1/2-in. biscuit cutter. Place on a greased baking sheet. Bake at 450° for 10-15 minutes or until golden brown. Yield: 1 dozen.
1 serving (1 each) equals 237 calories, 13 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 51 mg cholesterol, 380 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 5 g protein.
Reviews for Sky-High Biscuits
"Thanks for sharing your recipe. When I saw the magic words "4-H", we just had to try them. My daughter won reserve champion at the county fair when she made them several years ago. Now, a few years later, my son just won champion at the county fair and so we are off to the Indiana State Fair. :)"
"My 5th grade daughter and I used your recipe for her 4-H biscuit contest and she won 1st place. I am so thrilled! Thank you for sharing your recipe! She get to go to county with it now!"
"My son just made this recipe for our county fair and won reserve champion. He made it several times with just all purpose flour and with the wheat flour and each time the biscuits came out perfect. This is a fool proof recipe!!"
"Flaky and delicious! I love that the ingredients are always on hand-"
"Wow, very good!"
"This is the only biscuit recipe I use. They are so delicious and fall apart. Love them!"
"GREAT biscuits! I've made Bisquick biscuits & biscuit mixes in the past but they don't turn out anything like these do. This is my first wheat biscuit recipe from scratch. They pull apart with my hands. They taste so good!"
"Just took biscuits out of the oven,they are delicious,sure is a keeper,will be makin them lots."
"Disregard my previous post. I just now saw the link. Thanks."
" My recipe for Sky-High Biscuits (below) never fails to win a ribbon. They're moist, high and flaky, with a wonderful wheat flavor.Where is this recipe? Don't tell me to look somewhere else because this board is too hard to navigate."
"This is the first wheat biscuit recipe that I've made. You can pull them apart. They really are great."