Monday, February 20, 2012

Move over, Bisquick!

While I like using pancake mix, I don't like paying extra for what is essentially flour.  Here's a recipe I got from my mother for mixing up your own.

8 cups flour
3 cups powdered dry milk
1/4 cup sugar
5 Tbl baking powder
1 Tbl salt
2 cups shortening OR 1 1/2 cups oil

Mix well in a large bowl.  Stores for a long time (although I always seem to use it up fast) and can be used for everything from pizza crusts to biscuits to potpie topping.  Hello pancake breakfast!   


  1. do yo mix the oil in too? and where would you store this once it is made?

    1. Yes, mix in the oil or shortening until small crumbs are formed. I've used both with good results. I store mine in a large tin canister on the counter. No need to refrigerate!

  2. Ooh I didnt know you could use oil. Nice one, thank you. I like to have a mason jar of this in the fridge ready to go.

  3. Straight to my pinterest. I just need to start making all the cool things I've pinned LOL. Thank for this great recipe.

    On another note, I wanted to let you know that you received a blog award on my blog. Congrats

  4. I have something like this, but you don't put the oil in until you use it, excited to try it. Thank you,,


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