Homemade Pancake Mix

Homemade Pancake Mix #recipe

It never fails.  The kids want pancakes, or you are trying to make biscuits for with dinner and you go to the pantry only to find yourself completely out of baking mix. ~sigh~ That just drives me nuts.  Now you can make your own anytime of day and keep it on hand so you never run out again!  The best part is you will know what is inside.  No chemicals or preservatives…just whole ingredients.

Try this easy homemade pancake mix recipe that can be made gluten free, for great pancakes & biscuits everytime!

You can even substitute whole wheat flour, or even rice or almond flour for gluten free pancakes.

4.8 from 4 reviews
Homemade Pancake Mix
Prep time
Total time
Serves: 6 cups
  • 5 cups flour
  • ¼ cup baking powder
  • 2 TBSP Sugar
  • 1tsp salt
  • 1 cup butter or margarine
  1. Mix together flour, baking powder, sugar, and salt. Cut in butter until mixture is crumbly.
  2. Store in an airtight container for up to 6 weeks in the fridge or in the freezer for longer storage.
To Make Biscuits
  1. Mix together ⅓ cup of milk for every 1 cup of mix. Drop onto ungreased cookie sheets and bake at 450 F for 10-12 mins. Feel free to add herbs or cheese to the biscuits. (each 1 cup mix will yield about 6 biscuits)
To Make Pancakes
  1. Mix 2 Cups of mix with 1 cup of milk and 2 eggs. Cook on hot griddle. Feel free to add blueberries, chocolate chips, etc.
Gluten Free
  1. Substitute a gluten free all purpose flour mix for the flour.
Dairy Free
  1. Use a dairy free milk substitute and a dairy free margarine.


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  1. Denise says

    Thank you for your recipes. I am wondering if you kept track of what it cost you? I am trying to figure out if it will save me money, given the increased time and coupons on pancake mix. Thanks in advance.

  2. Rena says

    Thanks so much for this. My 2 year old wanted pancakes this morning at we had no mix. You have saved my morning and wallet. Biscuits for dinner, yummmmmm.

  3. Lil says

    I have been making this for a few weeks and it is great! I have even made waffles: 2 cups mix, 1 1/2 cups milk, 1 egg, 2 tablespoons oil.

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