Cinnamon Oat Pancake Mix

4 cup quick cooking oats
2 cups whole wheat flour
2 cups flour
1 cup non-fat dry milk powder
2 Tablespoons cinnamon
1 1/2 Tablespoons salt
3 Tablespoons baking powder
1/4 tsp. cream of tartar

Combine all in a large airtight container. This makes a nice gift. Make a simple gingham or calico fabric bag and place a baggie with 2-4 cups mix in bag. Tie plastic bag with twist-tie and cloth bag with raffia or ribbon Attach recipe card with instructions for making pancakes:


2 eggs
1/3 cup vegetable oil
2 cups pancake mix
1 cup water

In a mixing bowl, whisk eggs, Gradually whisk in oil. Alternately add mix and water. Heat a lightly greased skilled or griddle to med-high heat. Pour a heaping spoonful of batter onto hot surface. Cook until bubbles appear on top side (about 2-3 minutes) then flip and cook 2 minutes more or until golden brown. Serve buttered, hot and with warm syrup or Cinnamon Cream Syrup.

Cinnamon Cream Syrup

5 T margarine
1 cup fresh whipping cream
3 T. brown sugar
1 tsp cinnamon
1/3 tsp vanilla or maple extract

Melt margarine in small saucepan over med. heat. Stir in remaining ingredients. Cook and stir with wire whisk constantly until sugar dissolves and mixture thickens slightly (3-4 minutes.

Serve warm. Store remainder in refrigerator. Makes 1 cup of homemade syrup. (Can give with gift packed in an 8 oz. jar)