• Whole-Wheat 'Horsepower Flour' Biscuits

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  • 1 3/4 cup whole-wheat flour
    2 teaspoons baking powder
    1/2 teaspoon baking soda
    3/4 teaspoon sea salt
    2 teaspoons organic cane sugar
    1/3 cup unsalted butter
    1 cup buttermilk
    Preheat oven to 400 F.
    Combine the dry ingredients and mix well.
    Cut the butter into flour with a pastry blender until mixture is consistency of fine crumbs.
    Stir the buttermilk in with a fork. Stir until dough pulls away from sides of bowl. Turn out onto a lightly floured surface. Knead gently and quickly.
    Roll or pat dough to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut with a biscuit cutter and place on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake in preheated oven for 10 to 12 minutes.
    Makes about a dozen biscuits.
    — Recipe courtesy of Mary Shaw, Ashland Food Co-op culinary educator.
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