Olive Oil Biscuits


Sometimes I just feel the need to bake.  Can’t help it.  It just needs to happen.

Obviously, I also had to break in my new (to me) oven!  My oven in my previous apartment was the size of an easy bake oven (okay so maybe I’m exaggerating).  This one is even smaller, and it only has ONE RACK!

For my first creation in my new mansion…

Olive Oil Biscuits

adapted from Care 2 Make a Difference

1 cup whole wheat pastry flour
1 cup all purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 tsp sea salt (or to taste)
2 tablespoons olive oil
3/4 cup buttermilk (or 2 tsp of white vinegar + enough milk to make 3/4 cup)

Preheat oven to 500F.  Combine all the ingredients.  Turn dough onto a floured surface. Roll to 1/2 inch thick.  Using a biscuit cutter (or a cup like I did) but into 6 circles (or whatever shape you choose).

Bake 7-10 minutes or until golden brown.

Not gonna lie.  I ate 3 for lunch.  Not one of my finer moments but definitely healthier than eating 3 KFC biscuits, right?

I guess that should also tell you how tasty they are :)

Tomorrow, I’m going to Empire Farm Days for my internship.  Should be fun!  I hope I get to pet a goat or something.  Have a great night!

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10 responses to “Olive Oil Biscuits”

  1. rebecca says :

    these look great! and healthy! and i just happen to have buttermilk in the house. will be making these for sure!

  2. healthyexposures says :

    these look amazing!! and definitely a good way to test drive the oven ;)

  3. Anna says :

    Ooh, can’t wait to read about your internship!!

  4. Evan Thomas says :

    Those look Tasty!

  5. cca says :

    These look delicious! I am sure I could take down all 6!

  6. Nora@LiveLifeEatRight says :

    Karla–these look fantastic! I love the way you think :)

  7. LaurainKs says :

    These baked up beautifully, but too salty for us. Next time I would cut the salt in half. I do like making biscuits with olive oil instead of shortening.

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