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Bulletin #4029, Saving Money With Homemade Convenience Mixes - Convenience Mix 2

Recipes

Whole Wheat Convenience Mix

Part of Saving Money With Homemade Convenience Mixes

Originally prepared by Nellie Hedstrom, Extension nutrition specialist
Revised and updated by Statewide Nutrition and Physical Activity Educator Kate Yerxa

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Saving Money With Homemade Convenience Mixes provides recipes for master convenience mixes that you can make and keep on hand. These mixes are healthier and less expensive than the packaged convenience mixes you buy in the store, and allow you to control the amount of fat, sodium, sugar and additives in your foods without sacrificing the convenience of a mix. There are 15 master convenience mixes, each with recipes you can make from the mix:

  1. All-Purpose Convenience Mix
  2. Whole Wheat Convenience Mix
  3. Corn Bread Convenience Mix
  4. Rolled Oats Convenience Mix
  5. Hot Cocoa Convenience Mix
  6. Convenience Spaghetti Sauce Seasoning Mix
  7. Convenience Taco Seasoning Mix
  8. Convenience Chili Seasoning Mix
  9. Convenience Meat Loaf or Meatball Seasoning Mix
  10. Convenience Seasoning Mixes For Rice
  11. Convenience Seasoned Coating Mix for Meat, Fish, and Poultry
  12. Convenience Seasoned Cornmeal Coating Mix for Meat, Fish, and Poultry
  13. Convenience Salt-Free Seasoning Mix
  14. Basic Oil and Vinegar Dressing Mix
  15. High-Fiber Convenience Snack Mix

Whole Wheat Convenience Mix

Makes 13 cups

3 cups whole wheat flour
1/2 cup wheat germ (optional)
5 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup sugar
2 cups nonfat dry milk
1/4 cup baking powder
1 cup canola oil
1 tablespoon salt

Put all ingredients except oil in large bowl and mix well with a spoon. Mix in oil with pastry blender or fork until finely distributed. Store in airtight container in the refrigerator (use within a month) or freezer.

Whole Wheat Convenience Mix Food Recipe Nutrition Facts [Word]


Whole Wheat Bread

1 egg
1 1/4 cup water
4 1/2 cups Whole Wheat Convenience Mix

Beat the egg and water in a large bowl. Stir in the whole wheat mix just until dry ingredients are moistened. Turn into a greased 9- x 5- x 3-inch loaf pan and bake at 350°F for 50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Let stand in pan on wire rack about 5 minutes; loosen sides with a spatula and turn right side up on rack. Cool thoroughly before slicing.

Whole Wheat Bread Food Recipe Nutrition Facts [Word]


Whole Wheat Muffins

Makes 18 muffins

Prepare batter as for Whole Wheat Bread. Spoon into greased medium muffin cups, filling them 2/3 full. Bake in 400°F oven for 15 to 20 minutes.

Whole Wheat Muffins Food Recipe Nutrition Facts [Word]


Whole Wheat Pancakes

Makes about 15 3-inch pancakes

1 egg
1 cup water
2 1/4 cups Whole Wheat Convenience Mix

Beat the egg slightly with the water in a bowl. Stir in the Whole Wheat Convenience Mix, just until dry ingredients are moistened. Pour batter onto greased, hot griddle and cook over medium heat until browned on both sides and cooked through. Serve hot with applesauce or syrup.

Whole Wheat Pancakes Food Recipe Nutrition Facts [Word]


Whole Wheat Coffee Cake

1 egg
1/2 cup water
2 1/4 cups Whole Wheat Convenience Mix
1/2 cup raisins

Crumb Topping

1/2 cup brown sugar
2 tablespoons flour
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
2 tablespoons margarine

Mix the sugar, flour, and cinnamon together until there are no lumps of sugar. Add the margarine and mix until topping is fine and crumbly.Preheat oven to 400°F. In a separate bowl, beat the egg slightly with the water in a bowl. Stir in the Whole Wheat Convenience Mix and raisins just until dry ingredients are moistened. Spread evenly in greased 8- x 8-inch baking pan. Sprinkle with Crumb Topping and bake in preheated 400°F oven about 25 minutes. Cut in squares. Best served warm.

Whole Wheat Coffee Cake Food Recipe Nutrition Facts [Word]


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