Cooking Canned Biscuits in the Microwave?

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Can biscuits from a can be cooked in a microwave oven?

By John Luse from Columbus, GA


January 7, 20100 found this helpful

No. They will not cook properly. They will never get brown. The microwave isn't good for baking. Try a toaster oven if you don't want to use a regular stove.

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January 7, 20100 found this helpful

Ditto on no to baking items such as biscuits in a microwave!

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August 21, 20140 found this helpful

Before you completely throw out the idea of baking in a microwave, you might want to read this:


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May 29, 20168 found this helpful

Yes you can cook biscuits in a microwave, using the defrost setting, test with one biscuit first, cook time depends on microwave. You will see biscuits rise and get fluffy.

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November 17, 20172 found this helpful

You can on defrost but my defrost wasn't working for some reason so I tried for 30 seconds that made it too hard then I tried 15 it worked perfectly, but it depends on the microwave.

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November 22, 20181 found this helpful

I have cooked EVERYTHING in the microwave over the years, including baked biscuits, breads, and cakes. You will not get a brown crust; they will be very moist, like a steamed bread. Just keep the temp setting low (around 30 watts that would be 50% in a small 600 watt micro, or 30% in one around 1000 watts) and watch closely.


They cook fast, start checking in 1/4th the time you would use in an oven. Since they do not brown, expect very white biscuits. (as a side note my hubs loved microwaved bread, as he was fondest of the soft inside of baked bread, not all that much a fan of the crust part. So no crust = no problem in his opinion!)

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July 28, 20190 found this helpful

Thinking a little time in a lightly oiled fry pan could give the browned crust we want...?

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August 25, 2015

Can canned biscuits be cooked in the microwave?


July 21, 20170 found this helpful

I wouldn't try to cook canned biscuits in the microwave. You could check the maker's web site to find out for sure.

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