Whole Wheat Biscuits

  • 7/8 cup sifted all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 2 tsp. sugar
  • 3/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. 
  2. Sift together the first five ingredients. 
  3. Add whole wheat flour; mix well.
  4. Add butter; mix well.
  5. When the mixture has a fine-crumb consistency; stir in buttermilk with a fork. 
  6. Turn the dough onto a lightly floured board.
  7. Knead gently and quickly, making about eight to ten folds.
  8. Roll with a lightly floured rolling pin, until the dough has the desired thickness. 
  9. Cut with a biscuit cutter dipped in a very little flour.
  10. Place on an ungreased baking sheet.
  11. Bake until lightly browned, 12-15 minutes.
  12. Makes 24 biscuits. 
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