Several people have asked about making their own pancake mix
in bulk so I have added this recipe and hope it is helpful
to you. My children love pancakes but I must admit I buy the
kind premixed in the box that I just add water. I get the
mix at my local Save A Lot grocery store.
Basic Pancake Mix
(makes about 13 cups of dry mix)
10 cups all-purpose flour
2 1/2 cups nonfat dry milk
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup baking powder
2 tablespoons salt
Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl. Stir together to
blend well. Place in a large container until ready to use or
place in individual storage bags (2 cups in each bag). Store
in cool, dry place for up to 8 months. Makes 13 cups of dry
To Make The Pancakes:
2 cups of Basic Pancake Mix
1 egg, beaten
1 1/4 cups water or milk
Combine all ingredients; stirring just enough to moisten dry
ingredients. Drop by spoonfuls onto a hot non-stick or
greased griddle or fry pan. Turn when bubbles appear on the
surface of the cakes. Cook until well browned. Makes about
12 to 16 pancakes depending on how small or large you want
To serve you can cut them with cookie cutters in shapes of
the current season or holiday. To use the scraps that are
left when you cut the shape out simply cut these in smaller
pieces and arrange around the cutouts that way they get
eaten and not wasted.
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