RecipesFrugal Food Mixes Homemade Recipes - Baking & Pudding & Cocoa

Frugal Food Mixes Homemade Recipes – Baking & Pudding & Cocoa

This Frugal Food Mixes Homemade Recipes – Baking & Pudding & Cocoa will make cooking and baking a lot easier with the bonus of saving you money.

Homemade All-Purpose Baking Mix, Pudding Mix, and Hot Chocolate Cocoa Recipe stored in glass mason jars stored in your food pantry … waiting to be made and served to your family.

Frugal Food Mixes Homemade Recipes - Baking & Pudding & Cocoa

All-Purpose Baking Mix Recipe


Combine these ingredients:


9 cups all-purpose flour

1 tablespoon salt

1/4 cup double-acting baking powder



2 cups shortening

Cut shortening into dry ingredients until mixture resembles coarse meal.

Store in an airtight container in a cool, dry place.


WHITE CAKE: Blend 2 cups Baking Mix and 3/4 cup sugar. Add 3/4 cup milk and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla or lemon extract. Mix together and add 2 beaten eggs. Pour into greased loaf pan and bake at 375 degrees for 30 to 40 minutes until cake tests are done. Cool on rack; frost and serve.


WAFFLES: Combine 1 1/2 cups Baking Mix with 2 teaspoons sugar. Slowly add 1 egg yolk mixed with 1 cup milk. Beat the remaining egg white until stiff and fold into mixture. Pour on the heated waffle iron. Makes four waffles.

Frugal Food Mixes Homemade Recipes - Baking & Pudding & Cocoa - The Homestead Survival


Pudding Mix Recipe:


Mix together:

4 cups non-fat or instant non-fat dry milk

1 1/2 cups sugar

1 1/2 cups cornstarch

1 tsp. salt

Store in an airtight container (Glass mason jar) in a cool, dry place.

VANILLA PUDDING: In a saucepan, stir 2 cups water and 1 cup pudding mix over moderate heat until thickened. When the first bubble “plops,” pudding is done. Remove from heat but keep stirring and add 1 teaspoon butter or margarine and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract. Pour into serving dishes; let stand 10 to 15 minutes before serving, or refrigerate. Makes four servings.

CHOCOLATE PUDDING: Add one-ounce unsweetened chocolate (or more, according to taste) to the mixture while cooking and let melt. Proceed as for Vanilla Pudding.


Hot Cholcate Cocoa Mix Recipe

Blend or sift together:


6 cups instant non-fat dry milk

3/4 cup sugar

3/4 cup cocoa

1/4 tsp. salt

Store in an airtight container.


To prepare Cocoa: Put 1/4 cup instant cocoa mix in a cup, add a little hot water and stir to make a paste. Then add more hot water to make one cup.

For richer flavored cocoa, use only three cups dry milk in basic Cocoa Mix recipe.



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