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Basic Muffins and Biscuits


Basic Muffins and Biscuits recipe













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


Basic biscuit baking mix
9 cups all-purpose flour
cup baking powder
double acting
1 cup milk, skim, (non fat) powder
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 mix in a jar or can with a tight lid.

It can be measured into 2 cup amounts and put in plastic bags or jarsd 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.

Basic biscuits: 2 cups mix, ½ cup water.

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 sm and bake 5 minutes or until golden brown.

Sausage biscuits: 2¼ cups packaged biscuit baking mix(milk), 8 links sausages cooked.

Prepare biscuits according to package directions for rolled biscuits.

Knead dough, roll out on floured surface and cut 8 circles with a biscuit cutter.

Lay one sausage in center of each and wrap dough around, pinching to seal.

Sausages will stick out the ends.

Bake 5 minutes or until golden brown.

Jelly biscuits: flatten unbaked biscuits with heel of your hand.

Place ½ teaspoon jelly or preserves in center.

Fold over and pinch edges together to seal.

Bake 5 minutes or until golden.

Pimento cheese bread: 2 cups packaged biscuit baking mix, 1 egg, beaten; ½ cup grated cheddar; ⅔ cup milk; 2 tablespoon drained dice pimento (optional) Mix all ingredients together until soft dough forms.

Spoon into pockets.

Bake 10 minutes or until golden.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 14g (0.5 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 7282% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 0g 2%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 2mg 1%
Sodium 1646mg 69%
Total Carbohydrate 50g 50%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars g
Protein 48g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 19% Iron 49%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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