Whole Wheat Buttermilk Biscuits

The below recipe is from one of our favorite chefs, Lance Gummere, co-owner of Bantam + Biddy in Atlanta. He submitted this recipe to Food + Wine Magazine, and F+W perfected it in their test kitchen using our CG WW Pastry flour.

Whole-Wheat Buttermilk Biscuits


  • ACTIVE: 15 MIN

Chef Lance Gummere makes these incredible biscuits with just a little bit of cheddar cheese to give them a savory flavor

  1. 2 cups whole-wheat flour
  2. 1 tablespoon turbinado sugar
  3. 1 tablespoon baking powder
  4. 1 teaspoon salt
  5. 1/3 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  6. 1 stick cold unsalted butter, cubed
  7. 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons buttermilk
  1. Preheat the oven to 450°. In a large bowl, whisk the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Whisk in the cheddar cheese. Using your fingers or a pastry blender, rub or cut in the butter until the mixture resembles coarse meal with some pea-size pieces remaining. Mix in the buttermilk, stirring, just until the dough holds together.
  2. On a lightly floured work surface, roll out the dough to a 7 1/2-inch square that's 3/4 inch thick. Cut the dough into nine 2 1/2-inch squares and transfer the squares to an ungreased baking sheet. Bake the biscuits for about 12 minutes, until golden brown on top. Let the biscuits cool slightly and serve.