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Master Baking Mix Recipe

One batch of this mix from Ruby Love of Deer Island, Oregon is enough to bake all of the goodies on this page...and more!" I always keep this versatile mix handy so I can whip up a sweet treat for unexpected guests," writes Ruby.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:12-15 servings


  • 8 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups nonfat dry milk powder
  • 1/3 cup baking powder
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 2 cups shortening


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, milk powder, baking powder, sugar and salt. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Store in airtight container in a cool dry place or freeze for up to 6 months.
  • 2. Master Baking Mix may be used to prepare the following recipes (also found in Recipe Finder): Fruit Cobbler, Blueberry Quick Bread and Yellow Cake. Yield: 14-1/2 cups.

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