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7UP Biscuits

You only need 4 simple ingredients for these light and fluffy 7UP biscuits!
Course Breakfast, Brunch, Side Dish
Cuisine American, Southern
Keyword 7 up biscuits with bisquick, 7up biscuit recipe, 7up biscuits, bisquick 7up biscuits
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 9 biscuits (using a 2-inch round cutter)
Calories 190kcal
Author Blair Lonergan


  • ¼ cup (half of a stick) melted butter, plus extra for brushing
  • 2 cups Bisquick all-purpose baking mix
  • ½ cup (4 ounces) full-fat sour cream, cold
  • ½ cup 7UP soda (or other lemon-lime soda), cold


  • Pour the melted butter into an 8-inch baking dish, or into a 9-inch or 10-inch cast iron skillet.
  • Place the Bisquick in a large mixing bowl. Add the sour cream. Using a pastry cutter, fork, or two knives, cut the sour cream into the baking mix until little pea-size clumps form.
  • Pour in the soda and stir just until combined and there are no pockets of dry flour.
  • Turn the dough onto a well-floured work surface. Flour your hands and fold the dough over onto itself 6-8 times. Pat the dough into a rectangle that’s about 1-inch thick.
  • Use a floured round biscuit cutter to punch out the biscuits (do not twist the cutter). Arrange the biscuits in the pan with the melted butter. Re-roll the scraps and cut out additional biscuits.
  • Cover the biscuits with plastic wrap, and chill in the freezer for about 15 minutes. Meanwhile, preheat the oven to 425°F.
  • Bake the biscuits until golden brown on top, about 20-25 minutes. Brush the warm biscuits with 1-2 more tablespoons of melted butter.


  • 7up biscuits from scratch: if you don't have any Bisquick, you can make these 7up biscuits with flour instead. To do so, prepare your own homemade "Bisquick" using a recipe like this one, which is combination of all-purpose flour, baking powder, salt, and vegetable shortening.
  • Larger batch: if you're serving a bigger group, double all of the ingredients and bake the 7-up biscuits in a 9x13 dish.
  • 7-up biscuits with ginger ale: for a slightly different flavor profile, swap out the lemon lime soda and use ginger ale instead.
  • Fold in some grated cheese for even more savory flavor.
  • Keep the ingredients as cold as possible to help the biscuits rise high.
  • This is a very soft dough, and can be quite sticky, so keep the counter well-floured, and add plenty of flour to your hands and to your biscuit cutter.
  • Use unsalted butter instead of the salted butter if you prefer a less-salty biscuit.
  • Don't overmix the dough. It's very soft, so use a gentle hand. Stir just until all of the ingredients come together and you don't see any dry pockets of flour. Over-mixing will result in tough, dense biscuits.
  • In lieu of 7UP, you can also use diet 7UP (or other sugar-free soda), Sprite, or another lemon-lime soda.
  • Recipe from 7up.com


Serving: 1biscuit | Calories: 190kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 0.2g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 386mg | Potassium: 61mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 238IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 62mg | Iron: 1mg