Whole Wheat Biscuits
photo by Lalaloula
- Ready In:
- 1 1⁄2 cups whole wheat flour
- 1⁄2 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 tablespoon baking powder
- 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
- 2 tablespoons margarine or 2 tablespoons butter
- 1 cup skim milk
for herb biscuits
- 1⁄4 teaspoon basil
- 1⁄4 teaspoon cilantro
- 1 teaspoon dried parsley
- Combine flours, baking powder and salt in a bowl.
- Cut in margarine with a pastry blender or 2 knives.
- Add milk, mix quickly.
- Turn out onto a floured board.
- Knead 6 to 8 times.
- Roll 1/4 inch thick.
- Cut into 12, 2 inch round biscuits or into wedges or squares.
- Place on a lightly greased baking sheet.
- Bake in a 425°F oven 12 to 15 minutes until lightly browned.
- For herb biscuits, add basil, thyme and parsley to dry ingredients.
- (These make great dumplings).
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Derf, these bikkies are just GREAT!!!! They are flaky and filling with a lovely crunch to the crust and a yummy taste! I decided to make the herby version and used about 2 tbs of fresh chives in addition to your suggested herbs. Mmmm! I like how healthy these are compared to other scones while still tasting lovely! I only needed 1/2 cup of liquid, but that might have been cause I made them all whole wheat. THANK YOU SO MUCH for sharing this wonderful recipe with us! Ill make it often again! Made and reviewed for Cooking on The Farm With Andi of Longmeadow Farm and Alphabet Soup Tag Game May 2010.
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