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Master Baking Mix

 Master Baking Mix
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.
12-15 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.


  • 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


  • 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.
  • 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.