Amish Baking Mix

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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, 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

Course: Breakfast, Dessert, Main Course

Ingredients

  • cups flour
  • ¼ cup baking powder
  • tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cream of tartar
  • 2 Tbs sugar
  • ½ cup dry milk
  • 1 cup shortening or butter

Instructions

  • Sift all dry ingredients together.
  • Cut in shortening, until it resembles course meal.
  • Store in airtight containers.
  • When measuring for a recipe, lightly put in the cup and level, don't pack tightly.


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