Whole Wheat Biscuits
|Whole wheat flour||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Baking powder||2 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Shortening||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon (2 tablespoons plus)|
|Skim milk||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
Heat oven to 400°F.
Combine all-purpose flour, whole wheat flour, sugar, baking powder and salt (if used) in medium bowl.
Cut in with pastry blender (or 2 knives) to form coarse crumbs.
Stir until dry ingredients are just moistened.
Place on floured surface.
Knead gently with fingertips 8 to 10 times.
Pat or roll into 8 1/nch circle about 1/2ch thick".
With 2 1/2-inch round biscuit cutter, cut 6 biscuits.
Press dough scraps into ball and flatten again.
Cut 2 biscuits.
Place on ungreased baking sheet.
Bake at 400°F for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 450 Calories from Fat 78
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9 g13.7%
Saturated Fat 2.2 g11.1%
Trans Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 2.3 mg0.8%
Sodium 2019.4 mg84.1%
Total Carbohydrates 86 g28.7%
Dietary Fiber 8 g31.8%
Sugars 36.1 g
Protein 13 g25.7%
Vitamin A 0.3% Vitamin C 1.9%
Calcium 108.6% Iron 22.2%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet