Pancake and Waffle Mix Recipe
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Pancake and Waffle Mix Recipe

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"This terrific blend provides the ease of a boxed pancake mix with the homemade goodness of light, fluffy pancakes and waffles made from scratch," says Deb Poitz of Fort Morgan, Colorado. It uses a terrific buttermilk powder (see box below right).
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:42 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES: 42 servings


  • 8 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups buttermilk blend powder
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 8 teaspoons baking powder
  • 4 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 3 eggs, separated
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil

Nutritional Facts

3 each: 170 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 39mg cholesterol, 349mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein


  1. In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients with a wire whisk. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 6 months. Yield: about 7 batches of pancakes or about 4 batches of waffles (11 cups total).
  2. To prepare pancakes: In a medium bowl, beat egg, water and oil. Whisk in 1-1/2 cups pancake/waffle mix. Let stand for 5 minutes. Pour batter by 1/3 cupfuls onto a lightly greased hot griddle; turn when bubbles form on top of pancakes. Cook until the second side is golden brown. Yield: about 6 pancakes.
  3. To prepare waffles: In a large bowl, beat egg yolks, water and oil. Stir in 2-1/2 cups pancake/waffle mix just until moistened. In a bowl, beat the egg whites until stiff peaks form; fold into the batter. Bake in a preheated waffle iron according to manufacturer's directions until golden brown. Yield: 13 waffles (about 4 inches) per batch. Yield: about 6 pancakes or 13 waffles (about 4 inches) per batch.
Originally published as Pancake and Waffle Mix in Quick Cooking May/June 1998, p59

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Reviewed Apr. 27, 2015

"You can find buttermilk powder online at king arthur ,they also have potato flour , I've had trouble finding locally"

Reviewed Feb. 3, 2014

"i do not like waffles mixes in genreal. this one is okay. but i like to make them scratch"

Reviewed Jul. 14, 2013

"Haven tried this but wanted to let anyone looking for buttermilk blend powder that I find it in Publix where the canned and powdered milk are."

Reviewed Mar. 22, 2013

"Very handy and good! Buttermilk blend is made by a company called SACO ( 12oz can probably in found in the baking aisle in market. This powdery blend must be stored in fridge after opening."

Reviewed Dec. 5, 2012

"ok changed my glasses still cannot find buttermilk blend powder"

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