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Baking Mix

This versatile baking mix is a great helper in the kitchen. You'll be amazed at the number of things you can make with it. —Alice Wrisley, Mohawk, New York
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
  • Makes
    3-1/2 cups

Ingredients

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 5 teaspoons baking powder
  • 4 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 2/3 cup butter-flavored shortening

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the first five ingredients; cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Store in an airtight container in a cool, dry place or in the freezer for up to 6 months.
  • Quick Baking Mix may be used to prepare the following recipes (also found in Recipe Finder): Cinnamon Coffee Cake, Sausage 'n' Egg Biscuits and Lime Cheesecake.
Editor's Note
Contents of mix may settle during storage. When preparing recipe, spoon mix into measuring cup.
Nutrition Facts
1/4 cup: 186 calories, 9g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 312mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

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