The best substitute for shortening when baking biscuits is butter or margarine. If a recipe calls for 1 cup of shortening, then 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons of butter should be used. More »

For many recipes, it is perfectly fine to substitute oil for shortening or, inversely, to melt shortening and substitute it for oil. Some foods, including many baked goods and cookies, cannot be made using oil as a subst... More »

Cooking oil, lard, cooking spray, and butter or margarine are used as substitutes for shortening. When substituting for shortening, bakers can expect to see changes in the texture and color of baked goods. More »

To make biscuits, mix flour, baking soda, baking powder, buttermilk, shortening, butter and salt together in a large bowl, and mix to combine the ingredients. Place spoonfuls of the dough on a baking pan, and cook at 400... More »

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Some butter substitutes for cookie recipes include margarine, shortening, cooking oil, virgin coconut oil and fruit purees. Real margarine is healthier, and it produces different baking results than variations such as bu... More »

The recipe for 7-Up biscuits calls for 2 cups of Jiffy or Bisquick baking mix, 1/2 cup of sour cream, 1/2 cup of 7-Up soda or other clear carbonated soda, and 1/4 cup of melted butter. Begin by preheating the oven to 450... More »

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To replicate Hardee's buttermilk biscuits, the ingredients needed include self-rising flour, baking powder, white sugar, vegetable oil, buttermilk, dry yeast and warm water. After combining the ingredients, letting the d... More »

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