Recipe By Kay King
Published Jun 8th
Complete Pancake Mix
Prep 5m Cook - Additional - Ready In 5m
Servings 8 cups Calories 332.4

Here is a homemade dry pancake mix that can be used for many pancake recipes. It should be stored in the refrigerator in an airtight container. Combine 1 1/3 cup of dry mix with 3/4 cup water and 1 egg.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 6 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 cup dry milk powder
  • 1 cup shortening

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 In a large bowl, mix together flour, baking powder, salt and dry milk
  2. 2 Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse cornmeal.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 332.4
  • Carbohydrate 42.7 g
  • Cholesterol 1.6 mg
  • Fat 14.2 g
  • Fiber 1.4 g
  • Protein 8.1 g
  • Saturated Fat 3.5 g
  • Sodium 643.2 mg
  • Sugar 4.3 g


  1. great to have on hand...i did add the baking soda 2tsp and the 1/2sugar as suggested. I also added 2tbsp of cocoa pwdr. I also went with the butter!
  2. After a few adaptations, this recipe is a keeper in my kitchen. First I added 1/2 cup sugar and 2 tsp. baking soda. For the flour, I use 3 cups wholemeal, 2 cups all-purpose and 1 cup blended oatmeal. My family and visitors love them. The last batch, I didn't mix the butter, so I - Read more ...
  3. It is nice to see a pancake mix without sugar. I am not a fan of sweet pancakes at all so I have never been happy with the "just add water" type of mix you can buy. This mix is nearly as easy. I used buttermilk powder instead of regular dry milk.
  4. These were good! Because of food allergies I substituted butter for the shortening and didn't add the egg. Also I added a little sugar to the mix for my sweet tooth. I wasn't sure if the butter would work but it was good-- they didn't need butter on top. I used 1 1/3 cup of - Read more ...
  5. Perhaps I did something wrong. The pancakes came out heavy and flat (not fluffy). However the taste was wonderful. If anyone knows of a "trick" to get them to be more light please let me know.
  6. I have to admit that I am a pancake cheater...I always buy the powder in a box. It is one of the few things that I cheat on. This was very good. They did turn out a bit thick. I may take the advice of another reviewer and hand them out as jar mixes for - Read more ...
  7. Tastes fine but since we always make them from scratch - they were just pancakes. A little to thick could be lighter.
  8. Church pancake breakfast special. I use this recipe to make scratch pancakes to raise money for special projects. Divide 4 cups of the dry ingredients into zip bags so you don't have to measure again. To each batch, stir in 3 c of milk and 3 eggs (add more water/milk to get the right consistency). - Read more ...
  9. This is so wonderful i made it for my husband and he loves it. I am going to use it as a xmas gift for my relatives: "Complete Pancake in a Jar!"