Buttermilk Biscuit Mix Recipe

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In Hartland, Minnesota, Katie Koziolek stirs up a big batch of this versatile biscuit mix to use in dozens of recipes, including the six she shares here. "This mix is easy to make, handy to use and save money," she promises.
Recommended: Homemade Baking Mixes
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:54 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 54 servings


  • 8 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 cups buttermilk blend powder
  • 4 tablespoons baking powder
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2-1/3 cups shortening

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 159 calories, 9g fat (2g saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 217mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.


  1. In a bowl, combine the first seven ingredients; cut in the shortening until crumbly. Store in an airtight container in a cool dry place for up to 6 months.
  2. Buttermilk Biscuit Mix may be used to prepare the following recipes: Bacon 'N' Egg Biscuits, Quick Chicken Pie, Creamy Cheesecake Squares, Beef Pinwheels with Gravy, Cheese Pizza and Pigs in Biscuits. Yield: about 13-1/2 cups.
Originally published as Buttermilk Biscuit Mix in Quick Cooking January/February 2000, p42

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dbemrose User ID: 6549194 74036
Reviewed May. 24, 2012

"I never buy Bisquick anymore. I always keep this mixed up and in my freezer. I never buy pancake mix either. Everyone says I make the best pancakes. Well, this is my secret"

ojc0806 User ID: 4482783 29281
Reviewed Jan. 21, 2010

"Good to have on hand."

honeybunch_On User ID: 485594 84047
Reviewed Oct. 29, 2009

"I have made this three times so far and it is unbelievable easy in my Kitchen Aid stand mixer. The mix is extremely versatile to use."

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