Biscuits are the best part of breakfast, and these 7-Up Biscuits ensure you can have them any day of the week!
This easy to follow recipe is a fool-proof way to make sure you have warm, fluffy, buttery biscuits on your breakfast table every morning.
The secret ingredient is – you guessed it – 7-Up soda pop mixed right into the batter.
The carbonation provides an airy texture to the final baked good.
Bake up some nostalgia and wake up your household with delicious, homemade biscuits piping hot on the breakfast table.
What are you waiting for? Let’s get baking. I promise you won’t be disappointed.
Biscuits are delicious, but traditional recipes can be so difficult to make.
With everything going on in your busy life, who has time to carefully mix, knead, and cut biscuit dough?
Fortunately, this recipe takes a lot of the work out of making homemade biscuits.
The 7-Up cuts down on rising time and the dough does not require much attention.
This doesn’t compromise on quality, though! These biscuits taste like you spent hours tending to their doughy little bites.
Whether you’re planning a decadent breakfast or want to do something special this Saturday, these biscuits are the perfect menu addition.
This recipe is so simple, you could even make these on a weekday. Say goodbye to soggy cereal for good!
Once you see how simple these biscuits are to make, you’ll want them every day of the week! Get a batch in your oven today.
Ingredients for 7-Up Biscuits
These biscuits only need four ingredients, and you might already have them on hand. Try them out and put the local diner out of business.
Butter: Biscuits wouldn’t be biscuits without butter, both melted on top and mixed into the dough. This ingredient brings the essential fats for an extra-moist breakfast staple.
Baking Mix: By using a pre-made baking mix, such as Bisquick, you can cut down on a lot of measuring and mixing. The factory already did it for you!
Don’t worry though, these will still count as homemade!
Lemon-lime Soda: This is the ingredient that gives the recipe its name! Lemon-lime soda such as Sprite or 7-Up not only brings a sweet flavor but offers a light and airy texture to the dough.
Sour Cream: All good recipes call for sour cream. This ingredient brings moisture and depth to the flavor of your biscuits. This is what gives them a quality taste!
Tips For The Best Biscuits
No one has time for trial and error, so these tips from the experts will ensure that your first batch is a winner.
As with all baked goods, ratios are incredibly important. When measuring out your Bisquick, be sure to use the scoop and sweep method.
Take your dry good measuring cup and scoop out a rounded cup full.
Then use your finger or a kitchen knife to scrape off the excess until it is perfectly level.
If you find your dough to be too sticky, you can chill the dough in the refrigerator.
The cold dough tends to be less sticky than warmer dough and is easier to work with.
If you don’t have time to chill the dough, you can also lightly flour your own hands to prevent the dough from sticking.
This will place a layer of dry flour between your hands and the biscuits.
This recipe calls for melted butter to be added to the baking dish.
In a microwave-safe dish, heat the butter in 20-second intervals, stirring in between. Continue until the stick is melted.
You can cut the biscuits in many ways Traditionally, biscuits are round. You can use a biscuit cutter for this or the rim of a cup.
If your pan is short on space, make square biscuits by slicing the dough directly into the pan.
Once you have pressed the dough into the dish, cut eight biscuits using a tic-tac-toe pattern.
What Does the 7-Up Do?
The 7-Up provides a lift for the biscuits. Since they do not have yeast to rise, the 7-Up gives them some spring in their step.
The carbonation and simple sugars work with the ingredients in the baking mix to create light and fluffy biscuits without any rise or wait time.
Since the soda replaces milk in traditional biscuit recipes, the sour cream makes up for the creaminess the soda lacks.
Once the biscuits are baked, you can hardly taste the soda inside these scrumptious little biscuits.
Can I Substitute Sprite or Ginger Ale?
Absolutely! This recipe works well with any lemon-lime soda. The flavoring is very mild and all yield a sweet and fluffy biscuit.
Do be sure to stick to the lemon-lime family though. Sodas with caramel flavoring or other flavors will affect the color and taste of the biscuit.
But the options are limitless! Use whatever lemon-lime soda you have on hand, or your family prefers. Even Mountain Dew could work in this dish.
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