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Can one use Bisquick instead of flour?

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In most cases, Bisquick cannot be used as a direct substitute for flour because it has a variety of additive ingredients that may alter a recipe. For example, Bisquick includes salt, oil and other ingredients such as baking soda that may cause a recipe to turn out too salty or cause the recipe to have an incorrect proportion of leavening agents.

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Can one use Bisquick instead of flour?
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In addition to throwing off the proportion of ingredients such as salt and baking soda and adding in additional ingredients that may not be called for in a recipe, substituting Bisquick for flour may also cause a recipe to have too little flour itself. Because it contains other ingredients, a cup of Bisquick will have less flour than a cup of flour.

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