Bisquick is an all-purpose, powdered baking and pancake mix. Made from enriched wheat flour, 1/3 cup of Bisquick contains 160 calories, 4.5 g of fat, 26 g of carbohydrate, 3 g of protein and 1 g of fiber. Preparing the Bisquick mixture with water instead of milk will not alter the taste of your pancakes or biscuits, but may make them slightly drier.
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Sift together in a large bowl six cups of Bisquick, 2 tbsp. of baking powder, 1 tbsp. of baking soda, 2 tbsp. of sugar and 1 tbsp. of salt.
Add one cup of shortening to the dry ingredients and blend well with a large spoon.
Add one egg and 1 2/3 cups of water as a substitute for milk to the dry ingredients. Whisk well.
Fry the pancakes according to package directions. This should yield 14 large pancakes.
Sift in a large bowl eight cups of Bisquick, 1/3 cup of baking powder, 2 tsp. of salt and 8 tbsp. of sugar.
Add one cup of vegetable shortening and blend well with a large spoon.
Add 2/3 cup of water to the mixture as a substitute for the milk. Blend well.
Bake the biscuits in the oven according to the Bisquick instructions. This should yield about 12 biscuits.