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There is no need to buy premade store bought biscuit mix. Save money and make your own. Besides you’ll be able to pronounce all of the ingredients!
10 Cups Unbleached Flour
1/3 Cup Baking Powder
1/4 Cup Sugar
4 Teaspoons Kosher Salt
2 Cups Shortening – I Like Using Olive Oil
In a large size mixing bowl stir together the flour, baking powder, sugar and salt. With a pastry blender cut in the shortening until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Store in a covered airtight container for up to 6 weeks at room temperature or you can keep it in the fridge. Makes 12 1/2cups.
To make pancakes from your homemade biscuit mix: 2 cups mix, 2 beaten eggs and 1 cup milk. Makes 10 pancakes.
To make biscuits from your homemade biscuit mix: Preheat oven to 450° F. 2 cups mix, 1/2 cup milk. Stir slightly on a lightly floured surface. Knead the dough 12 strokes. Roll to 1/2 inches thick. Cut dough with a biscuit cutter. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes. Makes 10 biscuits.
To make muffins from you homemade biscuit mix: Preheat oven to 400° F. 3 cups mix, 3 tablespoons sugar, 1 beaten egg and 1 cup milk. Stir just to moist. Fill greased muffin pans. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes. Makes 12 muffins.