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Fluffy Whole Wheat Biscuits

Ruth Ann Stelfox of Raymond, Alberta shares her favorite golden biscuit recipe, noting, "These are just scrumptious - light and tasty!"
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    1 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup cold butter, cubed
  • 1 cup milk

Directions

  • In a medium bowl, combine flours, baking powder, sugar, and salt; mix well. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in milk just until moistened.
  • Turn out onto a lightly floured surface; knead gently 8 to 10 times. Roll to 3/4-in. thickness; cut with a 2-1/2-in. biscuit cutter and place on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 450° for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Serve warm.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 122 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 13mg cholesterol, 330mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein.
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  • Marcella
    Aug 21, 2019

    Muffins turned out fluffy and raised nicely, but there is no way you can get 12 biscuits out of this recipe. I followed recipe exactly and had to work at getting 10 smallish biscuits. This alters the calorie, carbohydrate, fat, etc. measurements for this recipe, which is very important for some people.

  • Joyce
    Nov 9, 2016

    Very fluffy with nice height and delicious. Perfect for my pre-diabetic husband.

  • ccunningham
    Jan 7, 2016

    This has become my STANDBY biscuit recipe! I alternate between WW pastry flour and spelt flour. My trick is that I use 1 1/4 cup AP flour and 3/4 cup of the WW pastry or spelt flour. The biscuits are a nice light brown color and fluffy. The flavor is awesome. They are the BEST biscuits I have tried. Easy and quick to make and quick to bake. Store well in a zip-lock baggie.

  • JanetMlr
    Dec 29, 2014

    I'm sure they're good, but when I see a recipe for Whole Wheat Biscuits, I expect them to be whole wheat... NOT whole wheat and enriched white flour. There ARE some very good recipes that actually are whole wheat... light and fluffy too!

  • belindajo
    Jan 30, 2012

    These are the best whole wheat biscuits I've ever made. My family also loved them. I will make them again for sure!

  • telln
    Jan 8, 2012

    Best biscuits I have ever made!

  • mother of 3
    Jul 27, 2011

    Don't pour in that whole cup of milk! I had to add another cup of flour. I used the dough to make Sweet Sausage Rolls (in this recipe site). They turned out great! The baked rolls puffed up nicely.

  • vewebber58
    May 24, 2011

    Yummy biscuits, easy to make, and tasted so good hot from the oven with butter. Only thing I did different.....I didn't have cold butter, so cut in some that was at room temerature. Probably easier than working with the cold butter, and they came out perfectly.

  • choralducky
    Jan 22, 2010

    best homemade biscuit I've ever had.

  • autumnwag81
    Oct 27, 2009

    Loved these! Just enough crispy on outside and moist on the inside