Spend just 5 minutes to follow this recipe to make homemade Gluten-Free Bisquick that you can substitute cup for cup in your favorite Bisquick recipes to bake biscuits, pancakes, waffles and more!
WHY? you ask.
When General Mills introduced a gluten-free Bisquick a few years ago, I ran out and bought a box.
The box was a mere 16 ounces for around $4.50 and … AND it didn’t contain shortening. Here’s the thing, bisquick, the glory of bisquick, if you will, is that the flour already contains cut-in shortening. Without the shortening, it’s just flour and leavening. That’s not exciting! And it doesn’t save time. I could NOT BELIEVE that they sold a box of bisquick sans shortening. I mean, c’mon!
Even Betty Crocker says that you can’t substitute gluten-free bisquick for the regular stuff. This is from their “Ask Betty” column.
Gluten Free Bisquick should not be substituted in recipes calling for Original Bisquick and/or Heart Smart Bisquick. The product formulas are different and each performs differently. Success is ensured by using recipes specifically developed for Bisquick Gluten Free.
Bottom Line: Don’t use store-bought Gluten Free Bisquick!
Continue reading on the next page for more reasons why you should make your own healthy Gluten-Free Bisquick substitute, and the recipe to make it …