This is an easy wheat biscuit recipe for biscuits. It includes whole wheat and all-purpose flour to achieve a lighter texture.
Easy Wheat Biscuit Recipe
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.
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