United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Release 28
Basic Report:  18016, Biscuits, plain or buttermilk, prepared from recipe
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g

oz 28.35 g

biscuit (4" dia) 101 g

small (1-1/2" dia) 14 g

biscuit (2-1/2" dia) 60 g
Proximates Water g 28.90 8.19 29.19 4.05 17.34
Proximates Energy kcal 353 100 357 49 212
Proximates Protein g 7.00 1.98 7.07 0.98 4.20
Proximates Total lipid (fat) g 16.30 4.62 16.46 2.28 9.78
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 44.60 12.64 45.05 6.24 26.76
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 1.5 0.4 1.5 0.2 0.9
Proximates Sugars, total g 2.18 0.62 2.20 0.31 1.31
Minerals Calcium, Ca mg 235 67 237 33 141
Minerals Iron, Fe mg 2.90 0.82 2.93 0.41 1.74
Minerals Magnesium, Mg mg 18 5 18 3 11
Minerals Phosphorus, P mg 164 46 166 23 98
Minerals Potassium, K mg 121 34 122 17 73
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 580 164 586 81 348
Minerals Zinc, Zn mg 0.54 0.15 0.55 0.08 0.32
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.1
Vitamins Thiamin mg 0.356 0.101 0.360 0.050 0.214
Vitamins Riboflavin mg 0.310 0.088 0.313 0.043 0.186
Vitamins Niacin mg 2.949 0.836 2.978 0.413 1.769
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 mg 0.035 0.010 0.035 0.005 0.021
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 95 27 96 13 57
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.08 0.02 0.08 0.01 0.05
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 82 23 83 11 49
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 4.324 1.226 4.367 0.605 2.594
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 6.930 1.965 6.999 0.970 4.158
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 4.163 1.180 4.205 0.583 2.498
Lipids Cholesterol mg 3 1 3 0 2