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Pancake Mix In A Jar: How To Create It

Pancake Mix In A Jar: How To Create It

Thinking about making delicious Pancakes with Whipped Creme toppings? Our Pancake Mix in a Jar is the best base to use for both gourmet creations and classic pancake blends.

Pancakes will never go out of style. There, we said it!

Deeply rooted in the traditional American breakfast, pancake making has been our favorite go-to treat for morning eating, quick desserts, even peace offerings after an avoidable fight (kids, I tell ya).

Plus this pancake mix in a jar makes an excellent gift! We know you guys fell in love with our Homemade Hot Chocolate Mix in a Jar that is another perfect Mason Jar gift, so we know you’ll love these Pancake Mason Jar Gifts too!

So we figured, if we’re whipping up these fluffy cakes 3-4 times a week, why not create a pre-mix to have on hand? Thus pancake mix mason jars were born.

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Pancake Mix Mason Jars Are Perfect For

  • Brunch Parties
  • Sleepovers
  • Camping Trips
  • Lazy Saturday Mornings
  • Care packages
  • Welcome to the Neighborhood Baskets
  • Meal Prepping
  • Busy moms with 3 kids and a 4th on the way 😉

And even though the pancake industry has adopted a more holistic approach to its batters and mixes, nothing beats a freshly greased pancake made from scratch.

So we developed this mason jar mix for not only the naturalist but the creators too.

Creators being those who enjoy whipping up extravagant creations and playing with extracts and toppings.

It’s amazing to see what was once just a plain flapjack, turn into impressive stacks of nuts, fruits, and creams!

These jars can be used to create a variety of different flavored pancakes, plus the flour can be substituted for plant-based versions with ease. We know you’ll enjoy this mix as much as we enjoyed preparing it, so leave a comment and tell us what you created with it!

Why You’ll Love These Pancakes In A Jar

  • Money Saver– Making mix is cheaper than buying mix
  • Piece of Mind– You know what’s going in your pancake mix
  • Gifts– Great for gifts
  • Prepping– Great to make a few large batches and store for future use
  • Time Saver– Have all your mix made and ready to go when it’s time to make breakfast

Pancake Mix In A Jar Ingredients

Looking for the ingredients to give these a try? Here’s what you’ll need:

  • Flour
  • Non-fat fry milk
  • Sugar
  • Baking powder
  • Baking soda

Pancake Mix In A Jar Tools

Here are some tools that will help you make this delicious pancake mix from scratch:

How To Create The Best Pancake Mix From Scratch

  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour, milk, sugar, baking powder and baking soda with a whisk until mix is fully blended.
  2. With a sifter, gently sift through the mix a few times to remove any lumps and make sure that it is a smooth and even consistency.
  3. Once smooth, transfer to your large-sized mason jar for storage, or measure out into smaller mason jars for gifts!

Making Pancakes From The Pancake Mix Jars

  1. Mix 1 cup of mix with 3/4 cup of water to create the batter.
  2. 1/4-1/2 cup of batter per pancake for the desired size.

All About Pancakes

Rumor has it that pancakes have been around since approximately the Stone Age. Whether this is true or not, we can see why they’ve managed to become a household standard.

Pancakes can be made simple or complex, depending upon your time constraints and on-hand ingredients.

Also, the versatility of the pancake can make them suitable for breakfast or dinner with the replacement of the sugar contents.

And what’s best is that because of the advancement of modern food technology, pancakes can be made out of practically anything!

What was once only catering to the traditional milk, butter, and wheat flour crowd, has now adapted to include variations for vegan, paleo, vegetarian and keto diets!

This means that pancakes have claimed their stake as being one of the most adaptable food items on the market today and will continue to live on for another 30,000+ years.

Pancake Mix Mason Jars Are Easy To Pair With

Pancakes In A Jar Variations

  • Buttermilk– To make buttermilk pancakes, substitute the water with buttermilk when making the pancakes.
  • Vanilla– Add a dash of vanilla when making the pancakes to bring some extra flavor.
  • Sprinkles– If making these pancakes for kids, feel free to add some sprinkles to your dry mix.
  • Lemon Juice– Add a squirt of lemon juice for a nice variation.

Can You Store Pancake Mix In A Jar?

Great question, and if you can’t tell by now, you sure can. We think it’s a great way to store it and a safe way to store it.

Is Pancake Mix The Same As Waffle Mix?

While they’re very similar pancake and waffle mix are slightly similar. Mainly, you’ll see a difference in sugar and fat content. Stay tuned for our waffle mix in a jar recipe coming soon.

mix in a jar

How Long Will Pancake Mix Batter Last?

Once you’ve started to prepare your pancake mix and have started to create a batter you should use that batter within 3-4 days stored properly.

You can store this batter in an air tight container in the refrigerator for 3-4 days.

Can You Freeze Pancake Mix Batter?

If you’ve decided to start making some actual batter from your Mason Jar Pancake Mix, you should make sure to store it properly if you don’t plan on using it all. You can store it in the refrigerator, or you can freeze it.

If you want to freeze your pancake batter, put it into a freezer-safe reusable bag, squeeze out all the air, lay it flat and place it in the freezer.

Other Mason Jar Recipes To Try Out

Pancake Mix Mason Jars

Mason Jar Recipe
The best base to use for a classic buttermilk stack or a gourmet Butterscotch blend, our Pancake Mix Mason Jars are easy to create and have a long shelf life!
5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 5 cups

Ingredients
  

  • 4 cups Flour
  • 3/4 cup Non-fat fry milk
  • 1/3 cup Sugar
  • 2 tbsp Baking powder
  • 1 tbsp Baking soda

Instructions
 

To Prepare:

  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour, milk, sugar, baking powder and soda with a whisk until mix is fully blended.
  • With a shifter, gently shift through the mix a few times to remove any lumps and make sure that it is a smooth and even consistency.
  • Once smooth, transfer to your large-sized mason jar for storage, or measure out into smaller mason jars for gifts!

Making Pancakes From The Pancake Mix Jars Instructions:

  • Mix 1 cup of mix with 3/4 cup of water to create batter.
  • 1/4-1/2 cup of batter per pancake for desired size.
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Recipe Rating




Tisha

Thursday 16th of September 2021

Love this idea, we love pancakes at my house so yummy!

Julie

Thursday 16th of September 2021

This is such a great use of the mason jar! I love that you can keep this yourself or use it as a gift. The mix tastes perfect too.

Petro

Wednesday 15th of September 2021

I so need this in my pantry! Every Saturday is pancake day and I'm never prepared, I waste way more time than I should on making pancakes for my family! Thanks for this!

Edith Aguirre

Wednesday 15th of September 2021

This is a great tip, very clever. I never know what to do with the batter! Thank you for sharing

Mimi

Wednesday 15th of September 2021

This is actually so clever I don't even know why I've never thought about it before