Ok... I know that you can buy Bisquick. However, I personally don't like the flavor. As a kid, my Mom always made pancakes from scratch. The recipe below was my Mom's pancake recipe that I figured out how to make in big batches. It makes my life so much easier in the morning! I make this mix once a month for about 75 cents and I'm done. Love it! Here's my big batch mix:
Pancake and Waffle Mix
9 c. flour
4 ½ tsp. salt
6 Tbsp. baking powder
3/4 c. sugar
Mix dry ingredients together. Place in gallon plastic bag.
Write on gallon plastic bag:
“1 3/4 c. mix
2 c. milk
3 Tbsp. oil
Start warming greased pan on medium heat on stove. Add milk, egg and oil to dry ingredients. Once warm, pour pancake batter into pan in 3” – 5” circles (they rarely come out round). Let batter sit in pan until top bubbles and dries slightly, flip pancake over and continue to cook until a light brown. Serve warm with syrup.”
Will store for several months closed in a dark cabinet.
Note: I personally like the way this mixes up. However if you like thinner pancakes, add more milk. If your batter is too runny, just add more pancake mix to the batter to thicken it up. There's no exact science to it.
I use this recipe in my waffle machine too. It's amazing that the way it fries it in the waffle iron tastes different than pancakes in a skillet.
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