Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 6 cups all purpose flour -- unbleached -- preferred

  2. 3 tablespoons baking powder

  3. 1 tablespoon salt

  4. 1 1/4 cups solid shortening -- butter flavor -- crisco preferred

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Preparation : combine flour, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl. Cut in shortening with 2 knives or pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse corn meal. Store in a container with tight-fitting lid. Variations: For a healthier mix with improved flavor and more interesting texture, make All-Purpose Biscuit Mix with 3 cups white flour and 3 cups whole wheat flour. For Buttermilk All-Purpose Biscuit Mix, add 9 tablespoons dry buttermilk powder to the basic mix.


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