Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Dry Mixes in a Jar... All Purpose Quick Mix

Today, we will begin a series on Dry Mixes... these mixes are not for canning, but may be stored in canning jars.

All Purpose Quick Mix 
5 lbs. Flour 

4 c. Dry milk 

2 T. Salt 

1 T. Baking Soda 

1/2 c. Baking Powder 

5 c. Lard 

Fills a 1 gallon glass jar. 

To make Biscuits 

3 c. Mix, 

3/4 c. Water 

Bake 400, 10-­12 min. 

To make Shortcakes 

Add 2 T. sugar to above recipe. Bake the same as Biscuits. 

To make Coffee Cake 

3 c. Mix ,

1/3 c. Sugar, 

1 Egg., 

1 c. Water, 

1 t. Vanilla, 

1/2 c. Sour Cream 


1 c. Flour, 

1/2 c. Butter, 

1 c. Brown Sugar, 

2 t. Cinnamon 

Mix dry ingredients, cut in butter, layer: cake batter, filling, cake batter, filling Bake 350, 8x8 pan, 30-­40 min. 

To make Cinnamon Roll Biscuits 

4-1/2 c. Mix, 

1-­1/3 c. Milk, 

2 T. Butter, 

1/4 c. Brown Sugar, 

2 T. Cinnamon. 

Mix, roll out into a rectangle, butter, sift on top butter sugar and cinnamon. Bake 400 10-­15 min. Glaze when cooled. 


1- ­1/2 c. Powdered Sugar 

2 or 3 T. Milk


  1. How long will this mixture last?
    Does it need to be refrigerated?
    Thank You

    1. Should last several months, no it does not need to be refrigerated. ~~Granny


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