If you create your own homemade mix recipes, you'll be saving money
as well as feeding your family healthier meals without the added
preservatives. It is a lot easier than you might think to stock your
kitchen with homemade condiments, here are several great recipes to
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Homemade Mix Recipes- Baking Mixes
Homemade Pancake Mix
10 Cups flour
2 1/2 Cups dry milk
1/2 Cup sugar
1/4 Cup baking powder
2 Tablespoons salt
In a very large bowl, stir dry ingredients together. Store in
airtight container. When ready for baking blend together 1 1/2 Cups
pancake mix, 1 egg, 1 cup water, 3 tablespoons oil and 1/2 teaspoon
vanilla. Want a smaller batch of
homemade waffle mix?
Use this mix as you normally would use Bisquick.
10 Cups Flour
3/8 Cups Baking Powder
1 teaspoon Cream of Tartar
1 1/4 Cups Powdered Milk
1 1/2 Tablespoons Salt
1/4 Cup Sugar
1 lb. Crisco shortening
In a very large bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, cream of
tartar, powdered milk, salt and sugar. Blend in shortening and break
shortening up with two forks or pastry blender. Store in an airtight
container and use within a month You can cut this recipe in half if
you don't think you'll use that much in a month's time.
Homemade Brownie Mix
6 Cups flour
4 teaspoons baking powder
4 teaspoons salt
8 Cups sugar
8 oz. can unsweetened cocoa
In a very large bowl, add flour, baking powder, salt, sugar and
cocoa. Add in shortening breaking up into small pieces with two
forks or a pastry brush. Store in airtight container and use within
When ready to make brownies add,
2 1/2 Cups brownie mix
1/3 Cup applesauce
1 teaspoon vanilla
Blend together and bake for 20-30 minutes at 350 degrees.
Homemade Pudding Mix
by Lacie (Makes 4
3 1/3 cups dry milk
2 1/3 tsp salt
1 TBSP corn starch
1 2/3 cups sugar
Vanilla Pudding Mix
Combine 1 1/4 cups of dry pudding mix with 1 3/4 cups water. Cook
over low heat
to a boil. Boil gently for 2 minutes stirring constantly. Add 1 tsp
Chill until set.
Chocolate Pudding Mix
Combine 1 1/4 cups pudding mix with 4 TBSP cocoa powder. Add 1 3/4
and stir. Cook over low heat and boil for 2 minutes stirring
Homemade Mix Recipes- Drink Mixes
Homemade Hot Cocoa
1 cup powdered sugar
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 cup powdered non-dairy creamer
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 3/4 cups nonfat milk powder
In a large bowl add ingredients together. Store in a tupperware
container. When ready to make a cup of hot cocoa, stir 3-4
Tablespoons into hot water or milk.
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Make Your Own Snow Cone Syrup
by Maria (Pahrump, nv, USA)
2 cups sugar
3/4 cup water
1 pack (0.14oz) of unsweetened soft drink mix (Kool Aid)
1. Boil sugar and water to a rolling boil
2. Take off heat. Stir in drink mix. Chill. Pour over crushed ice
and bon appetite!
Mix all the ingredients together vigorously with a whisk and/or fork
to bring out the aromas.
Put in a container with a tight seal like a canning jar and lid.
You may want to fill a salt shaker with this mixture and keep near
the stove for seasoning instead of salt. Put a few grains of rice in
if using in an unsealed container.
Homemade Taco Seasoning Mix Recipes
Taco Seasoning from Scratch
1/4 cup dried minced onion
4 teaspoons cornstarch
4 tablespoons chili powder
3 teaspoons cumin
1 1/2 teaspoons oregano
3 teaspoons garlic powder
2 teaspoons beef bouillon
3 teaspoons cayenne pepper
Mix all together and store in rubbermaid container or ziploc baggie.
When you're ready to use, 3 Tablespoons is equivalent to one
package of taco seasoning mix.