Homemade Whole Grain Biscuit Mix
We strive to create Yellow Farmhouse products that are consistent in taste and performance. But we also want them to taste yummy—like something made at Grandma’s house.
—HEATHER DINEEN WAXAHACHIE, TEXAS TAKES: 10 min. • MAKES: 12 cups
10 cups freshly milled hard red winter wheat (or any whole grain flour)
⅓ cup baking powder
¼ cup sugar
4 tsp. salt
2 cups shortening
1. In a large bowl, mix flour, baking powder, sugar and salt together.
2. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
3. Freeze in an airtight container.
TIP: To make biscuits, preheat oven to 450°. In a large bowl, add 2 cups whole grain mix and make a well in the center. Add ½ cup milk; stir just until moistened. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead dough gently 8-10 times. Roll or pat dough to a ½-in. thickness. Cut with a floured biscuit cutter; place 1 in. apart on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake until golden brown, 10-12 minutes.