Cooking Canned Biscuits in the Microwave?

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

By John Luse from Columbus, GA


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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, 20141 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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April 16, 20200 found this helpful

Can u pan fry them

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