I have made these biscuits for health nuts and non healthy eaters alike, but there are never leftovers. These are heavier on account of the spelt flour, but the nutty whole grain flavor is divine. Best when served fresh out of the oven, eaten with butter and honey or jam.

Joy
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F (220 degrees C).

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  • In a large bowl, stir together the flour, baking powder and salt. Cut in the butter until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Gradually stir in milk until dough pulls away from the sides of the bowl. You may need to adjust the amount of milk. Pat out on a floured surface to about 1 inch thick. Cut into biscuits and place on a baking sheet.

  • Bake in the preheated oven for 12 to 15 minutes, until the bottoms are golden brown.

Nutrition Facts

249.9 calories; 6.3 g protein; 29.9 g carbohydrates; 32.7 mg cholesterol; 725.6 mg sodium. Full Nutrition

Reviews (104)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 4 stars
01/21/2008
I really liked this recipe. The texture was very nice. The only problem was the salt measurement, it was extremely salty. I'm guessing 1/2 tsp. or possibly less. I did add about 1/3 cup more flour while kneading a few times, but this is normal for making biscuits. I wouldn't change anything but the salt. Very simple recipe, I will definitely make these again. Who would of thought using spelt flour could be so good! Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
11/15/2011
Going off on all the reviews saying these biscuits are so tasty, I got excited. Now, I've never used spelt flour. Followed the recipe (only reduced the salt like other reviewers said) but I wasn't impressed with the taste. It definitely taste better than whole wheat though but the biscuits taste very, very plain!!! Read More
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  • 5 star values: 83
  • 4 star values: 30
  • 3 star values: 5
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 4 stars
01/21/2008
I really liked this recipe. The texture was very nice. The only problem was the salt measurement, it was extremely salty. I'm guessing 1/2 tsp. or possibly less. I did add about 1/3 cup more flour while kneading a few times, but this is normal for making biscuits. I wouldn't change anything but the salt. Very simple recipe, I will definitely make these again. Who would of thought using spelt flour could be so good! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
01/21/2008
I really liked this recipe. The texture was very nice. The only problem was the salt measurement, it was extremely salty. I'm guessing 1/2 tsp. or possibly less. I did add about 1/3 cup more flour while kneading a few times, but this is normal for making biscuits. I wouldn't change anything but the salt. Very simple recipe, I will definitely make these again. Who would of thought using spelt flour could be so good! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/26/2009
I was thrilled to find this recipe. My husband is on a very restrictive diet due to a host of health problems, including a Candida yeast infection. He hasn't been able to eat any type of bread for months because he can't have wheat flours or anything with yeast or any type of sugar in it. Spelt is one of the few things he can have. Since he also can't have any dairy, I substituted the milk with rice milk and used aluminum free baking powder and they are wonderful. I've made them twice and will be adding them to our regular diet. Thank you so much for posting this recipe! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
11/24/2008
Very nice! After reading other reviews I too halved the salt but to add a little flavour I used celery salt instead of the regular. I also added 1/2 teaspoon of garlic powder. They came out perfect. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
03/01/2010
These were awesome! I used salted butter and then just a shake of sea salt. I find that spelt flour is very soft and I enjoy the gentle crumble these biscuits have. I ate mine hot out of the toaster oven (that's how I cook everything) and loaded them with butter. My 15 month old went crazy over them. I will definitely recomment these to my clients (work as a nutritionist.) Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
04/09/2010
These are fantastic hot and fresh out of the oven! I used coconut milk and vegan butter and they turned out absolutely delicious! And spelt doesn't stick to my waist like white and wheat flour so now I can have my biscuit and eat it too! :) Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
01/29/2008
Easy to make great taste. I only used 1/2 tsp salt and I used soy milk in place of regular milk. Excellent! Thanks. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/12/2009
This recipe was a HIT!! for Sunday breakfast. Easy to make and bake and what I did like about these biscuits were that they were not too buttery flavored and heavy for the stoamch. I would defintly do them again. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/26/2009
These were delicious! They disappeared quite quickly. As per the advice of previous reviewers I too halved the salt. Also I only needed about 1/2 cup of whole milk rather than 2/3. Next time I'm going to have to make a couple dozen. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
11/04/2008
Easy recipe! I used canola oil and Rice Milk. Very good texture. The whole family loved. Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
11/15/2011
Going off on all the reviews saying these biscuits are so tasty, I got excited. Now, I've never used spelt flour. Followed the recipe (only reduced the salt like other reviewers said) but I wasn't impressed with the taste. It definitely taste better than whole wheat though but the biscuits taste very, very plain!!! Read More
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