Whole Grain Buttermilk Biscuits

Number of Servings: 16 (33g)
Active Time: 30 min.
Total Time: 45 min.
Whole Grain Buttermilk Biscuits

These delicious biscuits belong in your regular rotation. They compete well with traditional biscuits for flavor and texture and bring more nutrition to your table–a whole grain no-brainer.


  • 1 cup whole-wheat flour
  • ¾ cup flour, plus extra for kneading
  • 3 Tbsp. wheat germ
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • ½ tsp. baking soda
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 3 Tbsp. unsalted chilled butter
  • 1 cup low-fat buttermilk


  1. Preheat oven to 400ºF.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together flours, wheat germ, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  3. Cut the butter into the flour mixture until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add the buttermilk and stir just until a moist dough forms.
  4. Turn the dough out onto a generously floured work surface and roll the dough into a ½” thick rectangle. Using a biscuit cutter dipped in flour, cut out biscuits. Gather the scraps and roll out to make additional biscuits.
  5. Place the biscuits about 1″ apart on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake until the biscuits rise to twice their unbaked height and are lightly golden (8-10 minutes).

Nutrition Facts

16 servings per container

Serving Size 33g

Amount per serving
Calories 75
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.5g 3%
Saturated Fat 1.5g 7%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.5g
Cholesterol 6mg 2%
Sodium 150mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 1g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 9g
Protein 2g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 64.7mg 4%
Iron 0.7mg 4%
Potassium 70mg 2%
Vitamin A 20.4mcg 2%
Vitamin C 0.2mg 0%
Vitamin E 0.3mg 2%
Vitamin K 0.4mcg 0%
Thiamin 0.1mg 10%
Riboflavin 0.1mg 6%
Niacin 1.3mg 8%
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 4%
Folate 25mcg 6%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 2%
Biotin 1mcg 4%
Chloride 19.4mg 0%
Pantothenate 0.2mg 2%
Phosphorus 115.8mg 10%
Iodine 3.8mcg 2%
Magnesium 16.8mg 4%
Zinc 0.5mg 4%
Selenium 8mcg 15%
Copper 0.1mg 6%
Manganese 0.5mg 25%
Chromium 0mcg 0%
Molybdenum 0.3mcg 0%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Buttermilk (cultured Lowfat Milk, Nonfat Milk, Salt, Sodium Citrate, Vitamin A Palmitate), Whole Wheat Flour, Enriched All Purpose Flour (unbleached Wheat Flour, Niacin, Reduced Iron, Thiamine Mononitrate, Riboflavin, Folic Acid), Butter (sweet Cream), Wheat Germ, Baking Powder (sodium Bicarbonate, Sodium Acid Pyrophosphate), Baking Soda, Salt.

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