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Old 04-04-2013, 06:52 PM   #1
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Just made my first Carbquick biscuits...

They didn't rise like I hoped they would (I could have rolled them too thin), but they are delicious! Does anyone have any favorite recipes that they use the Carbquick for?
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Old 04-05-2013, 04:19 AM   #2
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Have you seen the Carbquick sticky?
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Try this simple one.
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Old 04-05-2013, 05:38 PM   #4
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Hi Shopgirl, The post she's linking is my post, and I still love it. There have been quite a few other bread recipes posted since, but I like this one still, and make it a couple times a week, at least. It has a very bread-like consistency IMHO, and I've never had a problem with the taste of Carbquick, as some others here have.

I do add about 1/2 teaspoon baking powder to the mixture now (there was discussion of whether or not it was necessary, but I found that I prefer adding it.) Most of the time, I make the version with a shake or two of nutmeg, and just a tad of Splenda. After it's cool enough, I slice it laterally, into 3 or 4 slices, and then pop it into the toaster.
It toasts up really well...and tastes great with SF jam of your liking. Makes good french toast too...using egg+tch of cream+tch of daVinci's sf vanilla syrup. And I've also made toasted cheese sandwiches with it.

My new microwave is stronger, and cooks it in about 1 min, 15 sec. Suggest you check it at that point--if you see that the top appears "baked", without a gooey spot in the center, it could be done enough. You can give it another 15 sec and check it again without any harm to it. Over-cooking causes it to dry out...but it also needs to get "dry enough". The end texture should not be gummy at all. I turn it out upside down and allow it to steam a bit--it continues to cook for a short time--and will dry out the bottom if you wait a minute. I know this makes it sound difficult--but it isn't--just the right timing is all.

I hope you'll give it a try...and that you like it. You might have to give it a couple tries to get the baking time just right...to still have it be moist, but not over-cooked and dry.
It's been a big help to me in this WOE. Hope this helps...Jennywren

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Old 04-05-2013, 07:38 PM   #5
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Here are a couple links to the Stickies:

Carbquik Baking Flour

Carbquik Recipes
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And don't forget Kevin's simple white bread recipes.

Kevin's Bread, Biscuit, Bun & Roll Recipes
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Thank you SO much everyone! I can't wait to try your recipe, Jennywren. Bread is the hardest thing for me to give up, and having even a small amount of something like bread is a real treat on this lifestyle.
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