"High Rise" Wheat Biscuits

David Reeves


If you like that whole wheat taste, but don't care for the heaviness or bitter flavor that sometimes comes with it, then you will love these biscuits.


★★★★★ 1 vote

10 Min
10 Min


  • 2 c
    whole wheat flour
  • 1 c
    low protein all-purpose flour, e.g., white lily or martha white
  • 2 Tbsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 c
    butter, cold
  • 1 c
  • 1/3 c
    sour cream
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    vanilla extract

How to Make "High Rise" Wheat Biscuits


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
  2. Combine flours, baking powder and salt; then cut in stick of butter with pastry blender.
  3. Combine remaining ingredients well and then add to dry mixture. Stir until it comes together as a lump of dough. Do NOT knead the dough.
  4. Sprinkle whole wheat bench flour down and roll out dough to desired thickness, cut out biscuits and bake until golden brown - about 10 minutes.

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About "High Rise" Wheat Biscuits

Course/Dish: Breakfast Biscuits
Hashtag: #wheat

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