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This is by no means the only baking mix that exists. There are commercial products (like Bisquick ® in addition to many different "homemade" recipes.

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes



  1. Mix flour, baking powder, salt, cream of tartar, baking soda, nonfat milk, and shortening together in large bowl (if you have a large mixer it is ideal to use for blending this mix but it can also be done quite adequately using a pastry blender to cut in shortening).
  2. Add shortening about a half cup at a time mixing well after each addition.
  3. Mixture will be mealy when mixed adequately.
  4. Put in air-tight container and store either in refrigerator or at room temperature.
  5. Use within about 3 months.

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