Make Your Own Baking Mixes

Basic Baking Mix

Ingredients

  • 5 lbs. flour
  • 2 cups dry milk
  • 2/3 cup baking powder
  • 3 Tbsp. salt
  • 2 1/2 cups shortening

Directions

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Mix all dry ingredients. Divide into 2 bowls if necessary to mix. Cut in shortening. Store in airtight container. Stir before using.

To use basic mix:

Biscuits - Use as is and add enough water to make soft dough. 1 Tbsp. of sugar if desired

Dumplings - Use as is. Drop soft dough into boiling broth or stew. Cook 20 minutes uncovered and 10 minutes covered.

Cobbler - Add 4 Tbsp. sugar to 1 cup of mix and 1/2 cup water. Spread over fruit which has been thickened with cornstarch and sweetened to taste. Dot fruit with butter and sprinkle with cinnamon, according to the kind of fruit.

Coffee Cake - 2 cups of mix, 1/2 cup sugar, 1 egg, 2 tsp. cinnamon, water to make a soft dough. Spread in greased pan and top with streusel topping. 1/2 cup of sugar, 1 1/2 tsp. of cinnamon, 2 Tbsp. soft margarine and 1/4 cup of flour. Mix well.

Cookies - 2 cups of mix, 1 egg, 1/2 cup sugar, 1/4 cup water, 1/2 cup shortening. Add raisins, nuts, cinnamon or cocoa as desired. Drop on greased cookie sheet and bake 10-12 minutes at 375 degrees F.

By Leanna from Dayton PA

September 5, 20070 found this helpful

divide into 2 bowls. not bowels

Editor's Note: I fixed the original post. Darned spellcheck!

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September 5, 20070 found this helpful

This is a really great recipe! I had heard of this before but forgot all about it.Thank you so much for posting:)

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September 6, 20070 found this helpful

Dear Leanne

Sorry but I just had to laugh at your mistake about the bowls. I needed a Laugh today and God love your Heart. I Thank you..

Some times we let life overpower us and forget how to smile. I hope you find something to smile about also.

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