Victoria's Homemade Biscuit Mix
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. Two 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. Three 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.