I see in a lot of recipes they use Bisquick. What is it?
By Snazzy from Pretoria, South Africa
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A multi purpose baking product, you can make your own with recipes off the internet really easy.
Bisquick is a trade name of a product that is the dry ingredents for basic baking. If you mix certain wet ingredents (eggs, milk, butter) you get bisquits, other wet ingredents will result in pancakes or waffles.
Take a look at this link & a picture is worth a thousand words:
http://www.bettycrocker.com/product ... .htm?WT.mc_id=vanityurl_web_bisquick
I am not sure that pancakes & biscuts mean exactly the same thing down your way. By the way, Betty Crocker is a ficticious entity created by some advertising agency many years ago. A great product, use it a lot myself!
A biscuit mix for making biscuits or pancakes. In US is on the baking aisle in grocery stores
And a very handy staple to have in your pantry. The home made mixes are as good, but probably not as shelf stable because of no preservatives. I would store mine in the refrigerator I think.
biscuits, scones, coffee cakes , quick nut breads, "cobblers" ( quick fruit baked dessert) , fast pies and quiches using a blender , dumplings for stew, drop cookies. Haven't made anything rolled out in 50 years...nor sure if I could.
Just about any baked good that uses flour, non liquid fat, baking powder as a base-- you then add the other requirements of the receipe. For savings I used dry milk for years in lieu of fluid-- other dried ingredients ( eggs for instance) can also be used.
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I love your site, but get a bit confused with the names of some USA products. Could you please tell me what Bisquick is? It's in so many recipes and I guess it must be flour, but don't really know. Thank you.
Leah from Queensland, Australia
By Cindy from Queensland Australia
Biscuit Mix (All Purpose Baking Mix)
In a large bowl whisk together dry ingredients. With electric mixer on low or #2 of a 3 speed mixer, cut in fats until uniform in texture and fat particles are no longer visible. Remove from mixer. Yields scant 6 cups. Keep in air tight container refrigerated for up to one month. Recipe is easily doubled, tripled, etc. (09/05/2008)
By scott E.
If you don't like the idea of shortening, try this:Substitution: 1 cup mix = 1 c flour, 1 1/2 tsp baking powder, 1/2 tsp salt, 1 tbsp oil or melted butter. (09/05/2008)
Mix flour and other dry ingredients. Cut in shortening. Use a mixer on low to cut in the shortening to save time. Store in an airtight container up to 6 months. This recipe uses a 5-pound sack of flour when doubled. (09/06/2008)
By Leah from Australia
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