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American Biscuits (Mix)


Prepare your own biscuit mix for quick and easy biscuits anytime.













Low Fat, Fat-Free, Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free


9 cups all-purpose flour
cup baking powder
1 cup milk
2 tablespoons milk, skim, (non fat) powder
4 teaspoons salt
1 ¾ cups vegetable shortening


Stir baking powder, dry milk and salt into the sifted flour.

Sift all dry ingredients together until well mixed.

Cut or mix fat into flour mixture utnil all particles are thouroughly coated and mixture esembels coarse cornmeal.

Store the pre-made mix in a jar or can with a tight lid.

It can be measured into 2 cup amounts and put in plastic bags or jars where it will be ready for use.

It may be stored at room temperature for 6 weeks.

Vary the liquids: dry milk solids are already in the mix so more milk is not need.

You can use fruit juice, water or meat broth for the liquid called for in a recipe.

Add water to mix and stir 20 to 25 times.

Turn out onto a lightly floured surface and knead 10 to 15 times.

Roll to ½ inch thickness and cut with a knife to pockets shapes or use biscuit cutter to make circles.

Place in preheated 400 degree F oven and bake 5 minutes or until golden brown.

Serve warm biscuits with butter or jam if desired.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 44g (1.6 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 1323% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 1mg 0%
Sodium 300mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 9%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars g
Protein 8g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 2% Iron 9%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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