Almond Pancake Mix

3 cups nonfat dry milk
2 +1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup whole-wheat flour
1 cup finely ground almonds
2/3 cup baking powder
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1 tablespoon salt

In a large bowl, stir all ingredients together until well blended. Store in a resealable plastic bag. Give with recipe for pancakes.

Yield: about 7 1/2 cups pancake mix, enough for 3 batches of pancakes.

To make pancakes: In a medium bowl, combine:
2 +1/2 cups pancake mix
1 +1/4 cups water,
1 egg
2 tablespoons vegetable oil

Stir just until moistened. Heat a greased griddle over medium heat. For each pancake, pour about 1/4 cup batter onto griddle and cook
until top of pancake is full of bubbles and underside is golden brown.

Then turn with a spatula and cook until remaining side is golden brown. Regrease griddle as necessary. Serve with butter and syrup. Yield: about 1 dozen 5-inch pancakes.

You can make this fabric bag to put bag of mix in for gift giving: For fabric bag, use a 10-1/2″ by 40″ fabric piece of your choice. With right sides of cloth together and matching short edges, fold fabric in half; finger press folded edge (bottom of bag). Using a 1/4″ seam allowance and thread to match fabric, sew sides of bag together.
Press top edge of bag 1/4″ to wrong aide; press 1/2″ to wrong side again and stitch in place. For a bag with a flat bottom, match each side seam to fold line at bottom of bag; sew across each corner 1″ from point. Turn bag right side out. Put pancake mix in bag and close the top of bag with a pretty ribbon. Attach the recipe for the pancakes to the bag. You can also use a pretty jar if you don’t care to make the bag. Be sure and attach the recipe for the pancakes to
your gift.