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This Amish Baking Mix can be used in any recipe that calls for Bisquick or Krusteaz baking mix. It also makes a great gift for the holidays.
It’s super easy to mix up and if made with shortening can be stored in the pantry in an airtight container for 6 months. If made with butter it can be stored in the refrigerator or freezer for 3 to 6 months.
If you prefer baking mixes that are mixed with milk in recipes, try Homemade Bisquick Mix made without Cream of Tartar or Powdered Milk.
Sift the dry ingredients together, I do it twice to make sure it gets mixed well. Use a pastry blender to cut in the shortening or butter. You may also choose to use a food processor, but be careful not to over-blend.
To make 1 Dozen Biscuits – 3 cups baking mix and ¾ cup of water. Blend together just until moistened. Drop by rounded spoonfuls onto a lightly greased or sprayed baking sheet. Bake at 450° for 8-10 minutes.
To make Pancakes – 3 cups baking mix, 1 egg, and 1½ cups water. Mix together. Heat a lightly oiled griddle or frying pan over medium-high heat. Pour or scoop the batter onto the griddle, using approximately 1/4 cup for each pancake. Brown on both sides and serve hot.
Check out the original recipe on Amish365.com
Amish Baking Mix
- 4½ cups flour
- ¼ cup baking powder
- 1½ tsp salt
- 1 tsp cream of tartar
- 2 Tbs sugar
- ½ cup dry milk
- 1 cup shortening or butter
- Sift all dry ingredients together.
- Cut in the shortening, until it resembles a course meal.
- Store in airtight containers.
- When measuring for a recipe, lightly put in the cup and level, don't pack tightly.