Buttermilk Biscuit Mix

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


about 13-1/2 cups

Updated: Feb. 19, 2023
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.


  • 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


  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: Quick Chicken Pie, Creamy Cheesecake Squares, Beef Pinwheels with Gravy, and Cheese Pizza.

Nutrition Facts

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