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Bisquick

Nutritional Information

1/3 cup mix, bisquick

  • Calories 150
  • Calories from Fat 54
  • Amount%DV
  • Total Fat 6g9%
  • Saturated Fat 1.5g8%
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholestreol 0mg0%
  • Sodium 370mg15%
  • Potassium 0mg0%
  • Total Carbohydrate 21g7%
  • Dietary Fiber 1g4%
  • Sugars 1g
  • Protein 3g6%
  • Calcium 4mg0%
  • Iron 6mg33%
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%

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Bisquick on Wikipedia:

Please help improve this article by expanding it. Further information might be found on the talk page. (January 2007)

Bisquick is a pre-mixed baking product sold by General Mills under their Betty Crocker brand, consisting of flour, shortening, salt, and baking powder (a leavening agent). According to General Mills, Bisquick was born when one of their sales executives met a train dining car chef in 1930 who mixed lard and the dry ingredients for biscuits ahead of time. The recipe was adapted, using hydrogenated oil, thus eliminating the need for refrigeration (Sesame oil was originally used as a preservative, identified on the box as ``Ingredient S`` over the years), and officially introduced on grocers' shelves in 1931. Originally intended for making biscuits very quickly, Bisquick can be used to make a wide variety of baked goods from pizza dough to pancakes to dumplings to snickerdoodle cookies.

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Substitution

One cup of Bisquick can be substituted by a mix of the following ingredients: 1 c flour, 1 1/2 tsp baking powder, 1/2 tsp salt, 1 tbsp oil or melted butter.

Health

Bisquick contains trans fat, but no cholesterol.

Popular culture

According to the 2005 computer-animated short movie The Madagascar Penguins in a Christmas Caper, one of the penguins' mottos is ``never bathe in hot oil and bisquick``. The other is ``never swim alone``.

References

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External links

Official Website of Bisquick Official Website Bisquick Recipes Astray Bisquick Recipes History of Bisquick v â€¢ d â€¢ e General Mills Betty Crocker Â· Bisquick Â· Boo Berry Â· Bugles Â· Cascadian Farm Â· Cheerios Â· Chex Â· Chex Mix Â· Cinnamon Toast Crunch Â· Cocoa Puffs Â· Colombo Â· Cookie Crisp Â· Count Chocula Â· Franken Berry Â· Fruit by the Foot Â· Fruit Gushers Â· Fruit Roll-Ups Â·