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Fluffy Whole Wheat Biscuits

Rated as 4.54 out of 5 Stars

"Ruth Ann Stelfox of Raymond, Alberta shares her favorite golden biscuit recipe, noting, 'These are just scrumptious - light and tasty!'"
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25 m servings
Original recipe yields 12 servings


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  1. 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 degrees F for 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned. Serve warm.


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Most helpful positive review

I skipped the white flour and only used whole wheat and just made them drop biscuits (easier). They aren't as pretty but taste just as good.

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My dough was a sticky mess. I didn'twant to over-work the dough by adding in more flour so I did to do a drop biscuits instead. Good thing I was serving these with a chicken style stew on top fo...

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I skipped the white flour and only used whole wheat and just made them drop biscuits (easier). They aren't as pretty but taste just as good.

These biscuits are Great! To make them even more health, I substituted 1/4 cup of canola oil for the butter and low-fat buttermilk for the milk. I measured the oil into a one cup size measuring...

These are great biscuits. I was a little concerned with the stickiness of the dough other reviewers mentioned, so I added the milk a little at a time. I ended up using the entire cup and the d...

Used all whole wheat flour, added 1 tsp garlic and 3/4 c grated cheddar. I'm making these all the time now, even w/ whole wheat flour they were so light and fluffly. DO IT!!!

I used all whole wheat and uped the bakinf soda by 1 tsp. I also did not have a biscuit cuter so I used a glass, I put all the ingrediants in my food processor gor about 7 seconds and rolled it ...

These were really great - happy to give them a 5 star rating. To make the dough, I used my food processor. This really made the job easy. I've now got a new biscuit recipe to use which I feel is...

I always try to cook with wheat , but my biscuits have always been, well, bad. However this recipe was great! I used less white flour than it called for and they were still fluffy and PERFECT!

Great flavor for a whole wheat biscuit. I forgot to add the sugar but didn't miss it since it was eaten with butter and jam. I did use all whole wheat flour and upped the BP a 1/2 tsp, I also us...

These were some pretty good bisquits. I used all whole wheat flour but I probably should've added more baking powder to compensate for that because they did come out fluffy but not nearly as flu...