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Kitchen Dictionary: biscuit mix

A multi-purpose mix made up of flour, sugar, salt, vegetable shortening and baking soda. Bisquick is a brand-name product produced by General Mills. It is said that Bisquick was invented when an executive from General Mills met a dining car chef who mixed lard with dry ingredients ahead of time for making biscuits. The main purpose of Bisquick was to do just that, make biscuits quickly, however now it is used to make pizza dough, pancakes, and snicker doodle cookies. Bisquick is sold under the name Betty Crocker a brand name of General Mills.


Season: available year-round

Substitutions: 1 cup biscuit mix = 1 cup flour + 1 1/2 tsp baking powder + 1/2 tsp salt + 1 tbsp shortening

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Nutrition Facts

Calculated for 1 cup (NLEA serving size)
Amount Per Serving %DV
Calories 171
Calories from Fat 55 (32%)
Total Fat 6.2g 9%
Saturated Fat 1.6g 7%
Monounsaturated Fat 0.0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.8g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 404mg 16%
Potassium 65mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 25.3g 8%
Dietary Fiber 0.8g 3%
Sugars 0.8g
Protein 3.2g 6%

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