Homemade Bisquick Mix


5-Ingredient Homemade Bisquick Mix

Yield: approximately 40 oz. (same as 1 box Bisquick)


  • 7 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup vegetable shortening, cut into cubes or spoonfuls
  • 4 tablespoons baking powder
  • 2 tablespoons sugar, optional
  • 1 tablespoon salt


  1. In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, sugar (if using) and salt, and toss together.
  2. Drop shortening into dry ingredients and use a pastry cutter to cut it in.
  3. Continue using your pastry cutter (or two forks) to blend mixture together until it resembles small pebbles.
    Note: you could combine everything together in the food processor if you want.
  4. Transfer mixture to an airtight container and store, refrigerated, for up to 3 months.

NOTES: Make Pancakes, Waffles, Biscuits, and other recipes which call for bisquick. It’s the same as store bought without the chemical additives, preservatives, etc…

Homemade Bisquick Mix

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