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Easy Wheat Biscuit Recipe

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Here is an easy wheat biscuit recipe for biscuits made with whole wheat and all-purpose flour for a lighter texture.



  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup shortening
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 3/4 cup 1% milk


Makes: 12 biscuits

Preheat oven to 450°F.

In medium bowl, combine whole wheat flour, all-purpose flour, baking powder, and salt.

Using pastry blender or fork, cut in shortening until consistency of coarse meal.

Combine egg and milk; stir into dry ingredients mixing just until a soft dough forms. The dough should be slightly sticky.

Turn dough onto lightly floured surface. Knead gently 4-5 times.

Roll or pat out dough to 1/2-inch thickness; cut with 2 1/2-inch cutter.

Place biscuits 1-inch apart on ungreased baking sheet.
Bake 12 minutes or until golden brown. Serve immediately.


Nutritional Analysis: One biscuit provides 135 calories, 3 g protein, 16 g carbohydrates, 7 g fat, 18 mg cholesterol, 2 g dietary fiber, 93 mg calcium, 81 mg potassium and 224 mg sodium.

Used with permission: © 2009 Kansas Wheat Commission. All rights reserved.