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4 Weeks To Fill Your Freezer…Day 5 Baking Mix

Today’s freezer cooking is Baking Mix.

I have used a few different recipes for baking mix in the past. This time I thought I would give Money Saving Mom’s baking mix recipe a try. I will be using half whole wheat flour that I ground and half unbleached all-purpose flour. Around here we like the mix of the two flours instead of just all whole wheat.

I mixed the flour, sugar, baking powder, cream of tartar, powdered milk and salt. I used the whisk to mix all the ingredients together.

Then I added the shortening and cut it in with my hands. I find using my hands works better than using a fork. I like to cut the shortening in until it looks like fine crumbs.

Mixing the shortening in
Here it is all mixed in

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Then I just package it up in a zipper freezer bag, labeled it and sealed it. I put it into the freezer until I am ready to use it. I use it in place of Bisquick.

Here are a few recipes to use this baking mix in Cinnamon Rolls Biscuits, Sugar Cookies, Garlic and Cheese Biscuits, Velvet Crumb Cake, and BBQ Cups.

Tomorrow will be the start of the lunch freezer cooking. I am looking forward to having some quick lunch items ready in the freezer for when we are having a busy day.

Did you make the baking mix today? What will you be making with it? Do you have a favorite recipe to use baking mix with?

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2 thoughts on “4 Weeks To Fill Your Freezer…Day 5 Baking Mix”

  1. We also like half whole wheat and half white flour in our baked goods. I like the idea of 100% whole wheat, but it does seem to make things very dense and heavy. I hope you like this baking mix…looks like you found quite a few things to use it for. I will have to try the sugar cookie and garlic and cheese biscuit recipes…they sound great!

    1. I have made 100% wheat biscuits before but like you it seems a little heavy. I hope you like the recipes. The only ones we have actually made are the BBQ cups, cinnamon roll biscuits and garlic and cheese biscuit. The other ones I am going to give a try with this batch baking mix.

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