Mix in a Jar Recipes * Razzle Dazzle Recipes
Master Mix Recipe

    
"Your Source for Christmas Recipes Online"

 

Master Mix

1/3 c Baking powder
1 1/2 tb Salt
1/4 c Sugar
1 ts Cream of tartar
9 c All-purpose flour, enriched
1 1/4 c Oil

Sift baking powder, salt, sugar, and cream of tartar into flour.
Sift together twice into a large mixing bowl.
Slowly add oil, cutting in with pastry blender until mix is consistency of cornmeal.
Store in tightly covered container at room temperature or in refrigerator.
This mix will keep for 6 weeks.
To measure Master Mix, pile it lightly into a cup and level with a spatula. 12 servings

This mix can be used with:

APPLE CAKE

2 1/3 cups Mix
1 cup brown Sugar
1 teaspoon Cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon Cloves
2 Eggs
2 cups chopped Apples
1/2 cup Raisins
1/2 cup chopped Nuts

Add sugar, spices and eggs to the Mix. Beat one minute. Add apples. Beat two minutes. Stir in raisins and nuts. Pour into greased pan. Bake in a moderate oven (375 degrees) about 35 minutes. If a more moist cake is desired, add 1/3 cup milk for the family size recipe and 2 tablespoons milk for the small size recipe. Yield 6x8 pan

APPLE CRISP TOPPING

1 cup Mix
3/4 cup Sugar
1 Eggs

Stir sugar into the mix. Add beaten egg and stir until blended. Spread over prepared fruit in a casserole. Bake at 350 degrees for about 30 minutes. This can be used as a topping for sweetened apple, peach, rhubarb or other fruit. Yield 8-inch casserole

BAKED CHOCOLATE PUDDING

1 cup Mix 1/3 cup Sugar 4 teaspoons Cocoa 1/4 teaspoon Cinnamon 1/2 cup Nuts (chopped) 1/3 cup Milk Topping
1/2 cup brown Sugar 3 tablespoons Cocoa 1 1/4 cups Water Stir sugar, cocoa, cinnamon, nuts and milk into Mix. Beat for three minutes. Spread in pan. For topping, combine brown sugar and cocoa. Sprinkle over batter in pan. Bring water to boiling point. Pour over the contents of the pan. Bake in a moderate oven (350 degrees) 40 to 45 minutes. Serve with chocolate sauce that forms beneath it. Use cream or whipped cream if desired. If served cold, it combines well with ice cream. Yield 6x8" pan

BLACKBERRY ROLL

2 cups Mix
1/4 cup Water
1 1/2 cups Blackberries
1/4 cup Sugar
1 tablespoon Flour

Add water by sprinkling it over the Mix. Stir with a fork to blend. Roll as for pastry into an oblong piece about 1/4 inch thick. Mix blackberries with sugar and flour. Spread them over the pastry to within an inch on all sides. Roll up like a jelly roll and tuck in the ends. Place on baking sheet. Bake in a moderate oven (375 degrees) until lightly browned (about 35 minutes). Serve hot. Yield 6 servings

BISCUITS

3 cups Mix
2/3 cup Milk

Add milk to the Mix all at once, stirring 25 strokes. Knead 15 strokes on lightly floured board. Roll 1/2 inch thick. Cut. Bake on baking sheet in a hot oven (450 degrees) 10 minutes.

Biscuit dough can be used in many ways. For variation grated cheese, chopped parsley, chives or herbs blended with the dough lend interest. This dough is rich enough for shortcake or for the top crust of a chicken or meat pie. It will serve as the dough for a meat roll chopped meat bound together with gravy and spread over the dough, then rolled as a jelly roll and cut before baking. This can be served with gravy or with a cheese sauce.

The dough can be used as a covering in baked apple dumplings or for the dough for a fruit or pinwheel roll. It can be dropped on top of hot stewed fruit or berries and baked as a "cobbler." Yield 18 2-inch biscuits

CARAMEL DUMPLINGS

Caramel Sauce
2 tablespoons Butter
1 1/2 cups Brown Sugar
1 1/2 cups Water

Dumplings
1 1/2 cups Mix
1/3 cup Sugar
1/3 cup Milk

Combine ingredients for caramel sauce. Heat to boiling. Stir sugar into Mix. Add milk all at once stirring about 30 strokes. Drop by tablespoon on top of boiling caramel sauce. Cover and boil gently for 20 minutes without removing cover.

This dumpling recipe can be used with a sweetened fruit or berry syrup instead of caramel sauce. Yield 6 medium dumplings

CHOCOLATE CAKE

3 cups Mix
1/2 cup Cocoa
1 1/2 cups Sugar
1 1/4 cups Milk
2 Eggs
1 teaspoon Vanilla

Add cocoa to the sugar and stir into the Mix. Combine milk, eggs and vanilla. Stir half of the liquid into the Mix and beat two minutes or use electric mixer for the same length of time at low speed. Scrape bowl occasionally. Add the remaining liquid and beat two minutes. Bake in pans lined with waxed paper in a moderate oven (375 degrees) about 25 minutes.

Chocolate cake batter can be baked in a waffle iron and served cold with ice cream or whipped cream. Yield Two 9-inch layers

CHOCOLATE DROP COOKIES

3 cups Mix
1 cup Sugar
1/3 cup Cocoa
1/2 cup Milk
1 Egg
1 teaspoon Vanilla

Stir sugar and cocoa into the Mix. Combine milk, beaten egg and vanilla. Stir into the Mix until well blended. Drop by teaspoon on greased baking sheet. Bake in 350 degrees oven 10 to 12 minutes.

Raisins, nuts, chopped dates or chocolate chunks can be stirred into the batter. 4 dozen

COFFEE CAKE

2 1/4 cups Mix
1/3 cup Sugar
1/3 cup Milk
1 Egg

Topping

1/2 cup Brown Sugar
3 tablespoons Butter
1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon

Stir sugar into the Mix. Combine milk and beaten egg. Stir into the Mix until well blended (about one minute). Put into shallow greased pan. Spread or dot topping over batter and bake in a hot oven (400 degrees) about 25 minutes.

The brown sugar mixture can be used as a filling instead of a topping. A date topping or filling can be used instead of the one given above.

For a filling, spread about half of the batter in the pan, then a thin layer of filling and then the remaining batter. blend 1/2 cup brown sugar, 2 teaspoons cinnamon, 1/4 cup soft butter, 1/4 cup chopped nuts and 1/2 cup chopped dates. Yield 8x8 cake

CORN BREAD

1 1/2 cups Mix
3/4 cup Corn meal
1/2 teaspoon Salt
2 tablespoons Sugar
1 cup Milk
1 Egg

Stir corn meal, salt and sugar into the Mix. Combine milk and beaten egg. Add to the mix, stirring until blended. Bake in greased pan in a hot oven (400 degrees) about 20 minutes, or bake as corn meal muffins. Corn bread can be used as a topping for a well-seasoned vegetable or meat pie. Yield 8x10" pan

DONUT MUFFINS

2 cups Mix
2 tablespoons Sugar
1/3 cup Milk
1 Egg

Coating
1/2 cup Butter (melted)
1/2 cup Sugar
1 teaspoon Cinnamon

Stir sugar into the Mix. Combine milk and beaten egg. Stir into the Mix until well blended. Bake in small, well greased muffin tins in a hot oven (400 degrees) 20 minutes. Dip one at a time into melted butter. Remove quickly and shake in a sack containing the sugar and cinnamon. Serve Hot. For variety, add 3 tablespoons cocoa to the Mix Yield 18 small

DROP COOKIES

3 cups Mix
1 cup Sugar
1/3 cup Milk
1 Egg
1 teaspoon Vanilla

Variations:
1/2 cup chocolate chunks or 1/2 cup chopped nuts
1/2 cup raisins
1/2 cup dates
1 tablespoon orange rind and 1/2 cup raisins (omit vanilla)
Molasses instead milk. Add 1/8 teaspoon mace

Stir sugar into the Mix. Combine milk, beaten egg and vanilla. Stir into the Mix until well blended. Drop by teaspoon on greased baking sheet. Bake in a moderate oven (375 degrees) 10 to 12 minutes.

To make dough for rolled cookies instead of drop cookies omit the milk and use two eggs instead of one. Tightly packed brown sugar can be used in place of white. Yield 4 dozen

DUMPLINGS

3 cups Mix
3/4 cup Milk

Add milk to the Mix all at once, stirring about 30 strokes. Drop by tablespoon on top of boiling stew. Cover and boil gently 12 minutes without removing cover. These can be topped as a topping on a meat or vegetable casserole and baked in a hot oven about 20 minutes. Yield 12 medium dumplings

GINGERBREAD

2 cups Mix
1/4 cup Sugar
1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon Ginger
1/4 teaspoon Cloves
1 Egg
1/2 cup Molasses
1/2 cup Water

Stir sugar and spices into the Mix. Combine egg, molasses and water. Stir half the liquid into the Mix and beat two minutes. Stir in remaining liquid and beat one minute. Bake in pan lined with waxed paper in a moderate oven (350 degrees) about 40 minutes. Or bake in a waffle iron for gingerbread waffles. Gingerbread waffles can be topped with sweetened whipped cream and chopped bananas. Yield 6x8 pan

GRIDDLE CAKES OR WAFFLES


3 cups Mix
1 1/2 cups Milk
1 Egg

Stir the combined milk and beaten egg into the Mix until blended. Bake on hot griddle or in waffle iron.
The milk can be increased if a thinner griddle cake is desired. If the batter is thinner, the waffles require longer baking to make them crisp.
Yield 18 griddle cakes 6 waffles

MUFFINS

3 cups Mix
2 tablespoons Sugar
1 cup Milk
1 Egg

Add sugar to the Mix. Combine milk and beaten egg. Add to the Mix. Stir until flour is just moistened (about 25 strokes). Bake in greased muffin pans in hot oven (425 degrees) about 20 minutes.

Blueberry muffins can be made by adding a cup of drained blueberries to the family size recipe. Chopped dates, chopped nuts, chopped apples or chopped cranberries are good additions.

Make oatmeal or bran muffins by substituting rolled oats or bran for 1/3 of the Mix. Nut or fruit bread may be made from the muffin recipe by adding 1/2 cup chopped nuts or 1 cup chopped dried apricots or prunes to the family size recipe and baking it in a loaf pan. Yield 12 medium muffins

MOLASSES COOKIES

4 cups Mix
1/2 cup Sugar
1 teaspoon Cinnamon
1 teaspoon Ginger
1/2 teaspoon Cloves
1 Egg
1 cup Molasses

Stir sugar and spices into the Mix. Combine beaten egg with molasses and add to the mix. Blend well, chill, shape into balls and roll in sugar. Flatten on greased baking sheet and bake in a moderate oven (375 degrees) 10 to 12 minutes. Yield 5 dozen


OATMEAL COOKIES

2 1/4 cups Mix
1 3/4 cups brown Sugar
1 teaspoon Cinnamon
1/3 cup Milk
2 Eggs
1/2 cup Shortening (melted)
1/2 cup chopped Nuts
3 cups quick Rolled oats

Stir sugar and cinnamon into the Mix. Combine milk, beaten egg and shortening. Stir into the Mix until well blended. Stir in the rolled oats and nuts.

Drop by teaspoon on baking sheet. Bake in a moderate oven (375 degrees) about 12 minutes.

This dough can be used for filled fruit bars, using a filling of ground dates or raisins moistened with lemon juice. Yield 6 dozen

ORANGE RAISIN CAKE

3 cups Mix
1 1/2 cups Sugar
Juice of 1 orange and water to make 1 cup Liquid
2 Eggs
2/3 cup Chopped raisins
1 Grated orange rind

Stir sugar into the Mix. Combine liquid and beaten eggs. Add half of the liquid to the Mix and beat two minutes or use electric mixer for the same length of time at low speed. Scrape bowl occasionally. Add remaining liquid, raisins and orange rind. Beat two minutes. Bake in pans lined with waxed paper in a moderate oven (375 degrees) about 25 minutes. The raisins can be omitted from the cake and added to the frosting. Yield Two 9-inch layers


PEANUT BUTTER COOKIES

3 1/2 cups Mix
1 1/3 cups Sugar
2 Eggs
1 cup Peanut Butter

Stir sugar, beaten egg and peanut butter into the Mix until well blended. The finger tips and kneading may be used to aid in blending.

Roll dough into small balls, place on baking sheet and flatten with a fork making a criss-cross. Bake in a moderate oven (375 degrees) about 20 minutes. Yield 6 dozen

STEAMED FRUIT PUDDING

2 cups Mix
1/3 cup Sugar
1/2 cup Milk
1/2 cup Fruit

Stir sugar into the Mix. Stir in the milk and the chopped fruit or berries until blended. Pour into a greased casserole or pan or into ramekins. Steam over water in a covered pan for 30 minutes. Serve hot with top milk or cream and sugar. Yield 6-inch casserole

YELLOW CAKE

3 cups Mix
1 1/4 cups Sugar
1 cup Milk
2 Eggs
1 teaspoon Vanilla

Stir sugar into the Mix. Combine milk, eggs and vanilla. Stir half of the liquid into the Mix and beat two minutes or use electric mixer for the same length of time at low speed. Scrape bowl occasionally. Add the remaining liquid and beat two minutes. Bake in pans lined with waxed paper in a moderate oven (375 degrees) about 25 minutes.

This cake recipe can be used for "upside down" cake using sweetened pineapple, peaches, apricots or other fruits or berries. Mincemeat "upside down" cake is another good variation. Spices will change it to a spice cake. Yield Two 8-inch layers

Back             Home

Razzle Dazzle Recipes

Mixes Home     Jar Recipes     Cookie Mixes     Mix Recipes     Bread Mixes
  Soup Mixes     Beverage Mixes     Bake in a Jar Recipes     Gift Recipes