|Easy Wheat Biscuits
1 cup Mount Lassen Farms whole wheat flour
1/3 cup shortening
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 egg, beaten
1 tablespoon baking powder
3/4 cup 1% milk
1/2 teaspoon salt
Preheat oven to 450ºF. In medium bowl, combine whole wheat flour, all-purpose flour, baking powder and salt.
Using pastry blender or fork, cut in shortening until consistency of coarse meal. Combine egg and milk; stir into dry ingredients mixing just until a soft dough forms. The dough should be slightly sticky.
Turn dough onto lightly floured surface. Knead gently 4-5 times. Roll or pat out dough to ½-inch thickness; cut with 2 ½-inch cutter.
Place biscuits 1-inch apart on ungreased baking sheet. Bake 12 minutes or until golden brown. Serve immediately. Makes 12 biscuits.
Nutritional Analysis: One biscuit provides 135 calories, 3 g protein, 16 g carbohydrates, 7 g fat, 18 mg cholesterol, 2 g dietary fiber, 93 mg calcium, 81 mg potassium and 224 mg sodium.