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Biscuit Baking Mix Recipe
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Biscuit Baking Mix Recipe

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You need just four common pantry staples to put together this versatile mix. I use it in recipes that call for store-bought baking mix. It's the key to lightly browned biscuits as well as to chunky dumpling soup. —Tami Christman, Soda Springs, Idaho
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 5 min.
MAKES:48 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 5 min.
MAKES: 48 servings

Ingredients

  • 9 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 2 cups shortening

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup mix equals 159 calories, 8 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 248 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, mix the flour, baking powder and salt; cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Store in an airtight container in a cool dry place or in the freezer for up to 8 months.
  2. Biscuit Baking Mix may be used to prepare the following recipes: Cinnamon-Sugar Scones, Flaky Italian Biscuits and Chicken Dumpling Soup. Yield: 12 cups.
Originally published as Biscuit Baking Mix in Quick Cooking January/February 2004, p55

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup mix equals 159 calories, 8 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 248 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.

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Reviewed Jun. 14, 2015

"I make this with whole wheat pastry flour. Works great."

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Reviewed May. 5, 2015

"It worked so I was happy! I still need to play around with it to perfect ratio for biscuits."

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Reviewed Feb. 6, 2015

"this is a very old recipe/idea. this is one of the first thing i was taught by my grandmother when I was a child. but for those that are learning how to cook its a good idea"

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Reviewed Apr. 30, 2014

"I would rather use the heart healthy biscuit baking mix...do you have a recipe or suggestions for making that?"

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Reviewed Aug. 7, 2013

"Great alternative to store-bought...and quick enough to mix up in a pinch if you "need" it for another recipe. I usually make mine in a food processor, but it's not necessary. I have to halve the recipe, most processors won't hold 9 c. of flour! Keeps well; can't tell the difference from store-bought. I like that I can modify the sodium content too; most mixes have LOADS of added salt."

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