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    • Copycat Bisquick Recipe

      Making your own Quick Mix for recipes like pancakes, cinnamon rolls, waffles, etc is very easy. Here is our favorite "Almost Bisquick" mix recipe.

      You'll Need:
      8 cups flour
      4 Tbs. Sugar
      4 Tbs. baking powder
      4 teaspoons salt
      1 cup shortening

      Directions:

      Combine Flour, baking powder, salt in a large bowl, blending well. Cut in the shortening until the mixture resembles fine crumbs and is completely incorporated. Store in airtight container until needed.

      Makes approximately 10 cups

      To Make Biscuits- use 2 1/4 c. Mix & 3/4 Cup of Milk, for drop biscuits (which don't require rolling/cutting) increase milk to 1 c. Bake at 400F for 8-10 minutes

      To Make "Just Middles" Cinnamon Rolls
      This article was originally published in forum thread: Copycat Bisquick Recipe started by rtebalt View original post
      Comments 24 Comments
      1. jhartbarger's Avatar
        jhartbarger -
        I love this stuff, it is great for everything you use Bisquick for.
        Mary
      1. bleedingace's Avatar
        bleedingace -
        I used it to make all kinds of stuff. Thanks so much for posting this mix!!!
      1. bleedingace's Avatar
        bleedingace -
        This one I use very often. Here is a pic of the biscuits I maded with it. As you can see i still like to roll mine our and use a biscuit cutter because the kids and dh complain if i don't.

      1. FreebieQueen's Avatar
        FreebieQueen -
        Yum, These look Great! did you know that when you use a biscuit cutter you should just push it straight down, but NOT twist it and it will make your biscuits rise higher?! Apparently twisting it pinches the dough down and keeps it from rising all the way. Old tip I picked up when I worked at the Restaurant as a kid.
      1. nonni's Avatar
        nonni -
        Quote Originally Posted by bleedingace View Post
        This one I use very often. Here is a pic of the biscuits I maded with it. As you can see i still like to roll mine our and use a biscuit cutter because the kids and dh complain if i don't.

        I love this quick mix been using it for at least 20 years and it has never failed me!
      1. nonni's Avatar
        nonni -
        I have been using this quick mix for at least 20 years and It has never failed me! Love it
      1. ballowh's Avatar
        ballowh -
        How long is the mix good for? Do you just store it in the container in your cabinet or do you have to refrigerate it?
      1. ballowh's Avatar
        ballowh -
        I was wondering how long the mix is good for and do you have to store it in the refrigerator?
      1. Jane's Avatar
        Jane -
        Quote Originally Posted by ballowh View Post
        How long is the mix good for? Do you just store it in the container in your cabinet or do you have to refrigerate it?
        Ours keeps for at least a month in the pantry without any issue.
      1. lala72's Avatar
        lala72 -
        I'll be making this when I replenish my flour supply this week. And then I'll make Just Middles for my family. What a yummy weekend it'll be.
      1. thunder2010's Avatar
        thunder2010 -
        Can self rising flour be used for this and leave out the baking powder and salt ?
      1. Penelope52's Avatar
        Penelope52 -
        I am going to make this A.S.A.P
      1. evelyn1946's Avatar
        evelyn1946 -
        what is 'just middles'? and we cannot buy bisquick in Aussie , so we have to make it.
      1. Candace's Avatar
        Candace -
        Quote Originally Posted by evelyn1946 View Post
        what is 'just middles'? and we cannot buy bisquick in Aussie , so we have to make it.
        It's a yummy recipe for cinnamon rolls, you can click on the link for the recipe.
      1. kilgy50's Avatar
        kilgy50 -
        what can i use for the saltn this recipe?
      1. GGMA14's Avatar
        GGMA14 -
        Has anyone tried using coconut oil for the shortening ? I have begun to use it instead of butter for some things.. cornbread came out good.
      1. Ahamm23's Avatar
        Ahamm23 -
        I know this is an old post but I just made this mix today and was writing down the pancake instructions you have on your card in the pic ad I couldn't tell if that said to also use 2/4 cup milk? And the biscuit recipe on card is also different? I just wrote down the one you gave to be on the safe side. Thanks!
      1. Liss's Avatar
        Liss -
        Quote Originally Posted by Ahamm23 View Post
        I know this is an old post but I just made this mix today and was writing down the pancake instructions you have on your card in the pic ad I couldn't tell if that said to also use 2/4 cup milk? And the biscuit recipe on card is also different? I just wrote down the one you gave to be on the safe side. Thanks!
        If you use Regular All Purpose flour in your quickie mix:

        To Make Biscuits- use 2 1/4 c. Mix & 3/4 Cup of Milk

        To Make Drop biscuits (which don't require rolling/cutting) use 2 1/4 c. Mix and 1 c. Milk Bake at 400F for 8-10 minutes

        To Make Pancakes
        : Use 1 C. Mix, 2 Tbs Oil, 1 Egg, 3/4 c. Milk


        The container pictured is the one in my pantry and I don't use plain All purpose flour which is why the measurements are slightly different than what you're seeing in the recipe here.
      1. Sduke's Avatar
        Sduke -
        How many biscuits will this batch of quick mix make doing regular and/or drop biscuits? Thanks so much
      1. cuzpaulasaysso's Avatar
        cuzpaulasaysso -
        I'm looking forward to making this. Today is my grocery buying day (big Friday sale at a local store). I think I will add the ingredients that I am low on to my list and make it today!


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