Normal pancake mix is made with white flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Bor-ing! Here is a basic recipe for pancake and waffle mix, followed by some interesting substitutions for the flour.

Pancake + Waffle Mix

Stir together the following ingredients to make about 2 c of pancake mix – enough for my pancakes or waffles. If you make them a lot, you might like to double or triple this recipe and keep the leftover mix in the freezer.

  • 1½ c flour
  • 2 T sugar
  • 2 t baking powder
  • ½ t baking soda
  • 1 t salt
     

Flour Substitutions

Make your pancakes or waffles healthier and more interesting by using some or all of these flour subsitutions. You should probably use at least some white flour, however, to keep the mix from being too heavy.

  • Bran
  • Cornmeal
  • Ground nuts
  • Rolled oats
  • Rye flour
  • Wheat germ
  • Whole wheat flour

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