recipe

Make a big batch of dry biscuit mix, then scoop some out and mix with your liquid ingredients to make a batch of biscuits whenever you want!

safety
  • Uses the microwave
  • Uses the oven
difficulty
  • Intermediate
time
  • 10 minutes for biscuit mix; 35 minutes for biscuits, plus cooling time
yield
  • Makes 3 batches of biscuits (10 to 12 biscuits per batch)

Prepare Ingredients

Biscuit Mix

8 cups (40 ounces)
all-purpose flour
4 teaspoons
sugar
1 tablespoon
salt
1 cup
buttermilk powder
3 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons
baking powder
2 teaspoons
baking soda

To Make 1 Batch of Biscuits

1 cup (8 ounces)
water
8 tablespoons
unsalted butter, melted
2⅓ cups (12 ounces)
Buttermilk Biscuit Mix
Vegetable oil spray

Gather Baking Equipment

Biscuit Mix

Large bowl
Whisk
Fine-mesh strainer
Large airtight storage container

To Make 1 Batch of Biscuits

Rimmed baking sheet
Parchment paper
Medium bowl
Whisk
Rubber spatula
¼-cup dry measuring cup
Oven mitts
Cooling rack
1
 
8 cups (40 ounces)
all-purpose flour
4 teaspoons
sugar
1 tablespoon
salt
1 cup
buttermilk powder
3 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons
baking powder
2 teaspoons
baking soda

For the biscuit mix: In large bowl, combine flour, sugar, and salt. Whisk until well combined. Set fine-mesh strainer over bowl. Add buttermilk powder, baking powder, and baking soda to fine-mesh strainer and tap side of strainer to sift mixture into bowl.

 
2
 

Whisk until very well combined, about 1 minute. Transfer biscuit mix to large airtight storage container. (Biscuit mix can be stored at room temperature for at least 2 months.)

 
3
 

To make one batch of biscuits: Adjust oven rack to middle position and heat oven to 450 degrees. Line rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.

 
4
 
1 cup (8 ounces)
water
8 tablespoons
unsalted butter, melted

In medium bowl, whisk water and melted butter until combined.

 
5
 
2⅓ cups (12 ounces)
Buttermilk Biscuit Mix

Add 2⅓ cups Buttermilk Biscuit Mix and use rubber spatula to stir until just combined and no dry mix is visible.

 
6
 
Vegetable oil spray

Spray inside of ¼-cup dry measuring cup with vegetable oil spray. Use greased measuring cup to scoop batter and use rubber spatula to scrape off extra batter. Drop scoops onto baking sheet to make 10 to 12 biscuits (leave space between biscuits and respray measuring cup as needed).

 
7
 

Place baking sheet in oven and bake biscuits until tops are golden brown, 12 to 14 minutes.

 
8
 

Use oven mitts to remove baking sheet from oven (ask an adult for help). Place baking sheet on cooling rack. Let biscuits cool on baking sheet for 10 minutes. Serve warm.