According to Betty Crocker’s “Unofficial Happy History of Pancakes,” the origins of the pancake date back to 600 B.C., to Ancient Greece, many moons before Bisquick became a staple in American pantries. This convenience food, best known for producing biscuits and fluffy stacks of flapjacks in a flash, made its way onto shelves in 1931.semi-homemade approach to baking. Today, Bisquick continues to dominate its segment of the market, and happy home bakers enjoy the mix’s versatility.
Whether you rely on Bisquick for your regular baking, only use it in a bind, or have never laid eyes on the stuff (which we would find hard to believe), we have 10 Bisquick facts that you probably don’t know — along with the recipes you need to make Bisquick go from the box to plate in just a few easy steps. From its humble beginnings in a train kitchen to its position as the dominant force in the “baking in a box” category, it has been a long road for Bisquick.
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Before Cake, Muffin, and Biscuit Mix, There Was Bisquick
Angela Carlos is the Cook Editor at The Daily Meal. FInd her on Twitter and tweet @angelaccarlos.