How to Make Biscuit Mix Recipe

If you are learning how to make a biscuit mix recipe, it can conveniently be turned into many easy recipes. We have come a long way since the first known biscuit mix was created in the early 1900’s. As the story goes, a chef on a train made his original version and kept on ice so he could present fresh hot biscuits to the passengers on the train. When General Mills got hold of this idea, they took off with it. This product became such a success making homemade biscuits quick and easy.


Today we have all learned how to use the convenience of a biscuit mix recipe for making many other foods besides biscuits. Many delicious desserts like crumb cakes, shortcakes, cobblers, crumbles and fruit crisps are easy to prepare. Entree dishes are also more convenient with the mix; dumplings to add to soups and stews. Casserole recipes are delicious and easy when using the mix with leftover meats; a great way to use up ham or turkey leftovers.


Several commercially prepared mixes are available in your local grocery store. If you are learning how to make homemade biscuit mix recipes, you will find many versions which are simple to blend and are very economical to make. Like the commercial brands, just mix into your recipes calling for the mix.

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BISCUIT MIX RECIPE

  • 7 Cups flour
  • 1 ½ Cups dry milk
  • ¼ Cup baking powder
  • 1 Tablespoon salt
  • 1 Cup solid shortening

Combine and blend flour, salt, baking powder and dry milk in a bowl.
Cut in the shortening until crumbly; store in clean dry jars with tight lids on kitchen shelf.
Takes 2 cups mix to 1 cup water for biscuits.
Use in recipes just like you would a store bought brand.


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TURKEY CASSEROLE RECIPE

  • 1 Package thawed frozen broccoli spears (or asparagus)
  • ¾ Cup biscuit mix
  • 1 Egg
  • ¾ Cup milk
  • 1 Can condensed cream of mushroom soup
  • 2 Cups chopped turkey
  • 1 Cup shredded cheese
  • 1 Jar diced pimientos, drained


Preheat oven to 350F degrees.

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Lay broccoli (or asparagus) in a greased casserole baking dish. Mix biscuit mix, milk, egg and soup together until well blended. Pour over the broccoli, leaving outside edges uncovered. Top mixture with turkey, cheese and pimientos. Bake about 30 minutes or until set.


ZUCCHINI CASSEROLE RECIPE

  • 1 Cup biscuit mix
  • 3 Cups thinly sliced zucchini
  • ½ Cup vegetable oil
  • ½ Cup chopped onion
  • ½ Cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 4 Beaten eggs
  • 1 Clove chopped garlic
  • 1/8 Teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ Teaspoon salt
  • ½ Teaspoon oregano
  • 2 Tablespoons chopped parsley


Preheat oven to 350F degrees.

Grease a 9x13 inch baking pan.

Mix all ingredients together. Spread in prepared pan. Bake for 25 minutes or until golden brown. Cut into wedges and serve.


DEEP DISH PIZZA RECIPE

  • 3 Cups biscuit mix recipe
  • 1 Pound lean ground beef
  • 2 to 3 Teaspoons instant beef bouillon
  • 1 Jar sliced mushrooms, drained
  • ½ Cup chopped green peppers
  • ¾ Cup water
  • ½ Cup chopped onion
  • 2 Cloves minced garlic
  • 1 Can tomato sauce
  • 1 Teaspoon dried oregano
  • 2 Cups shredded mozzarella cheese


Preheat oven to 425F degrees.


Grease cookie sheet.

Combine biscuit mix and water and mix to a soft dough. Pat dough in the bottom and on the sides of the cookie sheet with floured hands. Pinch a rim around edges.

Cook and stir the ground beef, onion, bouillon and garlic until beef is done.

Mix the tomato sauce and oregano together; spread over the dough in the pan.

Spoon the beef mixture evenly over the tomato sauce.

Top with the mushrooms, then green peppers and then cheese.

Bake about 20 minutes or until crust is brown.


BLUEBERRY CRUMB CAKE RECIPE

  • 1 Package (12 ounces) thawed frozen blueberries not drained
  • 1 Tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 Teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 2 Cups biscuit mix recipe
  • 2 Tablespoons sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 1 Egg
  • ¼ Cup water

Topping:

  • ½ Cup biscuit mix recipe
  • ¼ Cup sugar
  • 1 Teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 Tablespoon butter

In saucepan combine blueberries, cornstarch and lemon peel.
Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture begins to boil and becomes thickened; cool.
Preheat oven to 400F degrees; grease 9 inch layer cake pan.
In medium bowl combine biscuit mix and sugar; cut in butter until crumbly.
Add egg and water and stir until thoroughly combined.
Pat dough on bottom and up sides of prepared pan; pour blueberry mixture in pan.
Make topping: combine all ingredients and toss lightly with fork until crumbly.
Sprinkle evenly over blueberry mixture; bake 20 minutes or until golden brown.

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