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How To Make Fluffy Biscuits with Bisquick

How To Make Fluffy Biscuits with Bisquick

Biscuits are a yummy and versatile food item. They are great as a side dish or work well as a snack. You can enjoy sweet and savory flavors, which are super easy to make. If you are a beginner at baking, you might find it difficult to measure every individual item every time you want to make biscuits. The best way, in this case, is to use a premade baking mix, i.e., Bisquick! If you are wondering about how to make fluffy biscuits with Bisquick…read ahead to find out!

 

What is Bisquick?

Freshly-baked Southern biscuits on a chopping board.

Bisquick baking mix is a popular product made by the famous brand “Betty Crocker.” Betty Crocker primarily makes premade baking mixes and is known for its quality products, great results, and convenience. Bisquick is also a premade baking mix that people widely use for its quick and effortless preparation. This mix can be used to make biscuits, pancakes, waffles, strawberry shortcakes, etc. This mix is made using flour, a leavening agent (baking powder), and fat (shortening).

Bisquick mix is widely used because you don’t have to measure the ingredients separately. Simply mix this dry ingredient mixture with milk or a wet mixture, and that’s it. It is super convenient and saves time and money because you do not need to buy all the ingredients separately.

 

Can you make fluffy biscuits with Bisquick?

Freshly-baked Southern biscuits on a chopping board.

Like I said before, Bisquick baking mix is a versatile product. Because it is made with simple ingredients like flour, shortening, and baking powder, you can use it to make so many different foods like pancakes, waffles, dumplings, or even homemade biscuits. And because all of the ingredients used in this mix are premium quality, you always get quick and delicious results.

So, yes! You can make delicious, quick, and fluffy biscuits effortlessly with Bisquick!

 

Variation ideas

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Although nothing can beat a biscuit’s simple taste and texture, there are so many ways you can add more flavor to Bisquick biscuits. The flavors range from sweet to savory, and that’s what makes them so versatile. Here are a few amazing ways to make simple Bisquick biscuits taste out of this world.

  • Garlic: Biscuits are a great side dish for holiday dinners. You can mix minced garlic or garlic powder with melted butter and brush the biscuits with this mixture to enjoy a savory and garlicky flavor.
  • Parmesan: You can add grated parmesan cheese on top of the biscuits to enjoy a nutty and cheesy flavor. Plus, you can combine it with garlic as well.
  • Herbs: Fresh, dried herbs add flavor and aroma to your dishes. They have unique flavors and are a great way of adding savory touch to your dishes. You can add fresh or dried herbs to the dough or sprinkle them on top of the biscuits for more flavor.
  • Lemon zest: Add a little freshness and some citrusy notes to your biscuits with lemon zest. It is a perfect light breakfast or a snack to pair with a hot cup of tea.
  • Sugar: You can turn Bisquick biscuits into a sweet treat by mixing white sugar, brown sugar, or maple syrup in the dough. You can also dust the prepared biscuits with sugar or create a sugary crust by topping them with sugar before baking them.
  • Jam: Once the biscuits are baked and reach room temperature, top them with a dollop of your favorite jam and enjoy a sweet and satisfying flavor.

 

How to store Bisquick biscuits

Because these Bisquick biscuits are super easy to make, so you should always try to make and enjoy them fresh. However, if you have leftovers, remember that they will moisten quickly. So, if you want to store leftover biscuits, make sure you store them in an airtight container to eliminate maximum air contact. They will last for up to 2 days on the kitchen counter. You can store them in the refrigerator for up to 7 days. You can reheat them in the oven to get them crispy again but they won’t be as fluffy as they were when they were fresh.

 

How to make fluffy biscuits with Bisquick: Easy Biscuits Recipe

Homemade Biscuits made with Bisquick

  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking time: 10 minutes
  • Total time: 20 minutes
  • Servings: 4 to 6

Ingredients

  • 2 1/4 cup Betty Crocker’s Bisquick
  • 2/3 cup full-fat milk
  • 1/4 cup unsalted cold butter
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp sugar

Instructions

  • Add Bisquick, baking powder, and sugar to a large mixing bowl. Mix well to incorporate the dry ingredients.
  • Cut cold butter into cubes and add them to the mixture.
  • Use your hands or a fork to smash the butter and mix it with the flour mixture until it has a crumbly texture.
  • Pour in full-fat milk and mix well. Ensure you don’t overmix the ingredients, or the biscuits won’t be fluffy.
  • Once a soft dough forms, take it out of the bowl onto a floured surface. Gently roll out the biscuit dough until it is ½ inch thick.
  • Prepare a baking sheet by lining it with parchment paper.
  • Use a cookie cutter or biscuit cutter to cut the biscuits and place them on the parchment-lined baking tray. Ensure the biscuits are placed at least an inch apart and have space to puff up.
  • Place the baking sheet in a preheated oven at 450 degrees F for about 10 minutes or until they rise and get a golden color. You can check the doneness of the biscuits by inserting a toothpick in the center. If it comes out clean, it means the biscuits are ready.
  • Once done, take the cookie sheet out of the oven and transfer the homemade biscuits to the cooling rack. Enjoy!
biscuits

How to make fluffy biscuits with Bisquick

Preparation time: 10 minutes; Cooking time: 10 minutes; Total time: 20 minutes; Servings: 4 to 6

Ingredients
  

  • 2 1/4 cup Betty Crocker's Bisquick
  • 2/3 cup full-fat milk
  • 1/4 cup unsalted cold butter
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp sugar

Instructions
 

  • Add Bisquick, baking powder, and sugar to a large mixing bowl. Mix well to incorporate the dry ingredients.
  • Cut cold butter into cubes and add them to the mixture.
  • Use your hands or a fork to smash the butter and mix it with the flour mixture until it has a crumbly texture.
  • Pour in full-fat milk and mix well. Ensure you don't overmix the ingredients, or the biscuits won't be fluffy.
  • Once a soft dough forms, take it out of the bowl onto a floured surface. Gently roll out the biscuit dough until it is ½ inch thick.
  • Prepare a baking sheet by lining it with parchment paper.
  • Use a cookie cutter or biscuit cutter to cut the biscuits and place them on the parchment-lined baking tray. Ensure the biscuits are placed at least an inch apart and have space to puff up.
  • Place the baking sheet in a preheated oven at 450 degrees F for about 10 minutes or until they rise and get a golden color. You can check the doneness of the biscuits by inserting a toothpick in the center. If it comes out clean, it means the biscuits are ready.
  • Once done, take the cookie sheet out of the oven and transfer the homemade biscuits to the cooling rack. Enjoy!

 

FAQ

Does Bisquick need to be refrigerated after opening?

Yes, Bisquick should be refrigerated after opening to maintain its freshness. Bisquick is a baking mix that contains flour, baking powder, salt, and shortening, which can go rancid if left at room temperature for too long. To extend the shelf life of Bisquick, it’s recommended to store it in an airtight container in the refrigerator or freezer. This will help to prevent moisture and air from affecting the quality of the product.

 

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Author

  • Laurie Graves

    Laurie is a 50-something wife and boy mom, who loves to share easy recipes, DIY home ideas, and food hacks. She truly believes that with a little inspiration, anyone can make their home and meals feel special.

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