Whole Wheat Yeast Risen Biscuits

3
Susan Feliciano

By
@frenchtutor

I made these this morning to eat with the pear butter I made last night. Delicious!
I love making yeast breads. This recipe is great because there is only 30 minutes rising time. Takes longer than regular biscuits, but is still quick enough to do for breakfast. I may experiment in the future to see how much whole wheat flour I can include and still get a light, fluffy biscuit.
My thanks to MsVivian for her Angel Biscuits recipe, which became the starting point for the ingredient proportions of this one.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
24 biscuits
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
15 Min

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

  • 1 pkg
    active dry yeast
  • 1/4 c
    warm water (105 degrees)
  • 1 c
    whole wheat flour (i used white whole wheat)
  • 1 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 Tbsp
    sugar
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 3/4 c
    buttermilk
  • 1/2 c
    unsalted butter, melted

How to Make Whole Wheat Yeast Risen Biscuits

Step-by-Step

  1. Dissolve the yeast in the warm water and set aside while preparing flour mix.
  2. Stir/sift together the flours, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  3. Stir the melted butter into the buttermilk until smooth.
  4. Make a well in the dry ingredients, and pour the yeast and the buttermilk mixture into the well. Stir together with a rubber spatula until it forms a soft sticky ball of dough.
  5. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface. Knead the dough about 12 - 15 strokes, working in a minimal amount of extra flour.
  6. Roll dough out 1/2" thick. Cut little biscuits with a small 2" cutter, and arrange with sides touching on a baking stone or biscuit pan. Cover with a clean towel and let rise for 30 minutes.
  7. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 375 degrees. When biscuits have risen for 30 minutes, bake them about 14 - 17 minutes, until browned on top. May brush with melted butter or cream when done for extremely soft tops.

Printable Recipe Card

About Whole Wheat Yeast Risen Biscuits

Course/Dish: Other Breakfast, Biscuits




Show 8 Comments & Reviews

Breakfast Recipes To Start The Weekend Off Right

Breakfast Recipes to Start the Weekend Off Right

Kitchen Crew

Growing up, my mom would always say to me that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Because of mom's advice, I try to have breakfast every day....

The History Of English Muffins Recipe

The History of English Muffins

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Soft yet crunchy, English Muffins are great smeared with butter at breakfast, and the perfect base for Eggs Benedict. You can't make English Muffin pizzas without them. Since they're called...

20 Healthy Smoothie Recipes

20 Healthy Smoothie Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Spring/Summer means it is time for fresh fruit, bathing suits, and hot weather. How do you cope with that? Super healthy and crazy delicious smoothies! Check out these healthy smoothie...