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Golden Biscuits Recipe

Golden Biscuits Recipe

All you need is milk and Quick Baking Mix to make these flaky biscuits. They're wonderful served warm with butter and honey...or use as a base for creamed dishes.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:9 servings



  • 1. Place mix in a bowl. Add milk; stir just until combined. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead 10-15 times. Pat or roll out to 1/2-in. thickness; cut with a 2-1/2-in. biscuit cutter.
  • 2. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 425° for 12-14 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm. Yield: 9 biscuits.

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Reviewed Nov. 14, 2014

"Brilliant!! Utterly brilliant!!"

Reviewed Nov. 8, 2011

"The recipe for Quick Baking Mix was originally published with this recipe in the magazine. 

  • 8 Servings
  • Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
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  • 9 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup baking powder
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 2 cup butter-flavored shortening


  • In a large bowl, combine the dry ingredients. Cut in shortening until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Store in an airtight container in a cool dry place or in the freezer for up to 6 months.
  • Quick Baking Mix may be used to prepare the following recipes (also found in Recipe Finder): Cinnamon Coffee Cake, Golden Biscuits and Country Corn Bread. Yield: 12 cups.

Recipes with Base Mix: Quick Country Corn Bread

Nutrition Facts: 1 piece equals 163 calories, 8 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 281 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.

Originally published as Quick Baking Mix in Quick Cooking September/October 2002, p55"

Reviewed Nov. 8, 2011

"What constitutes the Quick Baking Mix? I might as well buy Bisquick! This isn't a recipe at all but off the side of a box! :("

Reviewed Jan. 23, 2011

"I used homemade "bisquick" to make this recipe and they turned out really good. Fast and easy, I will definitely be making these again."

Reviewed Sep. 22, 2010

"I thought these were pretty good...especially better right from the oven."

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