5 lb all purpose flour
2 1/2 C dry milk solids
3/4 C double acting BP
3 T salt
2 T cream of tartar
1/2 C sugar
2 lb vegetable shortening (Lady's Choice is good)
Mixture should look like coarse cornmeal. Store at room temp in one large tightly covered container such as 1 giant canister (Tupper) or 2 Econo canisters or even 2 five lb milk cans.
Note:1 lb flour = 4 C flour
1 lb shortening = 2 C shortening
This mix can be used for cookies, muffins, chocolate and yellow cake, pancakes, waffles, coffee cakes, gingerbread and biscuits. Also can be substituted for Bisquick or when recipes call for a biscuit mix. Keeps very well.