Whole Wheat Biscuits - The Southern Lady Cooks

These delicious Whole Wheat Biscuits are super easy to make and wonderful with butter and jelly. If you have followed our site for any amount of time you know we absolutely LOVE biscuits. We have probably 50 biscuit recipes on our website! If you love biscuits like we do you will want to give these a try. The whole wheat is a great addition to this biscuit recipe.

Whole Wheat Biscuits Ingredients Needed:

All-purpose flour

Whole wheat flour

Baking powder





Baking soda

We love to use buttermilk in our biscuit recipes, it really does make biscuits taste wonderful! So many great toppings you can add and in the Fall we love fresh apple butter. You definitely want to check out our recipe for Mama’s Cathead Biscuits. It is our most popular biscuit recipe and has had millions of views. The comments on that recipe are so heart warming!

Whole Wheat Biscuits - The Southern Lady Cooks

Whole Wheat Biscuits - The Southern Lady Cooks

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Whole Wheat Biscuits

Delicious whole wheat biscuits!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American, southern
Keyword: Whole Wheat Biscuits
Servings: 6 servings
Author: The Southern Lady Cooks


  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda


  • Mix together flours, baking powder, salt, sugar and soda.  Cut in shortening.
  • Add buttermilk and mix with a spoon until dough is formed.  Roll out and cut with biscuit cutter.
  • Spray baking sheet and cook in preheated 425 degree oven for 12 to 15 minutes.  Makes 12 biscuits.

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  1. Shawn abundez says:

    We went out to dinner tonight and my husband ate wheat rolls and when I looked on here and saw this i showed it to him and he said he would get the stuff for me to make them he loves homemade biscuits so I’m going to try them thanks for the recipie and tips the fluffy biscuits were great last night with homemade soup

  2. Maybe these would be good with thinly sliced ham and cheese…do you think? I am taking some sandwiches on Sunday and I’m trying to find an interesting bread. Balisha

  3. Definitely two biscuits, yum. Will have to try this one!

  4. Christine says:

    I’m saving this one, thanks Judy!