Biscuit Baking Mix

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 5 min.


12 cups

Updated: Jun. 30, 2023
You need just four common pantry staples to put together this versatile mix. I use it in recipes that call for a store-bought baking mix. —Tami Christman, Soda Springs, Idaho
Biscuit Baking Mix Recipe photo by Taste of Home


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


  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 and Flaky Italian Biscuits.

Nutrition Facts

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

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