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Homemade Bisquick is an all-purpose baking mix that you can use to create pancakes, waffles, biscuits, muffins, and other baked goods. Save money by making pantry staples like this one at home!
I’ll admit it! I love Bisquick. I know I shouldn’t, but it is just so convenient and honestly, it doesn’t taste that bad.
With that said, the store-bought variety does have a lot of unnecessary ingredients. So, a few years ago, I set out to make my own homemade Bisquick.
It is so easy to make your own pantry staples. DIY Bisquick will last in your pantry for months.
I was shocked at how easy it really is to make my own all-purpose baking mix. The best part is, you are able to control the quality of the ingredients.
If you want 100% organic, you can make it that way. Or, a whole wheat version or gluten free version can be made as well.
It is so incredibly easy to make pantry staples like this at home, there really is no reason not to try it. Plus, who doesn’t like to save money?!
All you need to make this recipe for Bisquick are:
- all-purpose flour
- vegetable shortening
- baking powder
Talk about easy to make – this is a 5-minute recipe. Just combine everything together and store it in an airtight container.
Combining the shortening with the dry ingredients is easiest if you have a stand mixer or electric hand mixer. Or, if you have a large capacity food processor, you can use that. If so, just pulse the ingredients together 6 or 7 times.
Can I make this recipe gluten free?
If you want to make a gluten-free recipe for Bisquick, simply swap out the all-purpose flour for gluten free all purpose flour.
You need to use shortening because butter is not shelf-stable. As a result, the baking mix would need to be refrigerated.
What to make with this recipe for Bisquick
This really is an all-purpose baking mix. Many people look at the box at the store and mistakenly think it is just for pancakes. But you can make a lot more than that with it!
Want some easy recipes to make with DIY Bisquick? Here are some of my favorites!
If you have other ideas for recipes to make with homemade baking mix, please feel free to share them! You can leave a comment below, share your ideas in our Facebook community, or tag myfamilytable on Instagram.
- 2 cups all-purpose flour (or gluten free all-purpose flour)
- 1/4 cup shortening
- 1 tsp salt
- 2 tbsp baking powder
- Place all ingredients into a large mixing bowl or the bowl of a stand mixer. Beat with mixer on low speed until mixture is the consistency of bisquick.
- Use in any recipe where you would use regular bisquick.
NUTRITIONAL DATA shown below is for an entire batch (2 cups) of baking mix.
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 1 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 1386Total Fat: 54gSaturated Fat: 21gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 30gCholesterol: 29mgSodium: 5256mgCarbohydrates: 198gFiber: 7gSugar: 1gProtein: 26g
This nutritional information is an estimate may vary, depending on brand and type of ingredients used. It is not intended to replace the advice of a licensed dietician or physician.
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