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Posted 8:52 PM on Thu, Aug 25, 2011

Uses For Pancake Mix Besides Pancakes or Waffles?

Has anyone ever used boxed pancake mix to make anything else besides pancakes/waffles?
I have about 1/2 of a box left, and I also have flour in the house, but no baking powder left. I noticed that one of the ingredients in the pancake mix is baking soda.
Could I combine some flour and the pancake mix and make something like biscuits?
LOL...if anyone has any ideas or recipes, please let me know. Thanks, Robin
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user Penny Hall FantasyFaery54 - Aug 25, 2011
COCONUT BEER SHRIMP
1 lb. unpeeled med. fresh shrimp
3/4 c. pancake mix
3/4 c. beer
1 tbsp. coconut milk
1/4 c. all purpose flour
1 c. coconut flakes
Light vegetable oil
Peel and devein shrimp; rinse well. Combine pancake mix, beer and coconut milk and mix well. Dredge shrimp in flour, shake off excess. Dip into batter then dredge coated shrimp in coconut. Heat oil in saucepan (2" to 3" deep) to 350 degrees. Fry 5 to 6 shrimp at a time approximately 35 to 45 seconds on each side and golden brown. Drain on paper towel and serve.

CHOCOLATE BERRY ROLL
1/4 c. melted butter
4 eggs
3/4 c. sugar
2/3 c. pancake mix
3 tbsp. cocoa
1 tsp. vanilla
3 c. whipped topping
1 pt. strawberries, halved
Beat eggs until light and foamy. Beat in sugar. Combine pancake mix and cocoa. Fold into eggs with melted butter and vanilla. Grease 10x15 inch jelly roll pan, then line with wax paper. Reverse the paper greased side up. Pour batter into pan. Bake 12 minutes at 400 degrees.
Immediately turn out onto towel well sprinkled with powdered sugar. Remove waxed paper. Roll cake lengthwise in towel to cool. Unroll. Spread with whipped topping (thicker on one end). Line berries on side with more topping. Roll up cake starting with berries. Place seam down on tray. Top with remaining cream and berries.

FISH & CHIPS
2 lb. pollock or other fish fillets, fresh or frozen
1 1/2 c. pancake mix
1 1/2 c. milk
3/4 tsp. salt
Hot oil or fat for frying
6 servings French fries
Malt vinegar or tartar sauce, as desired
Thaw frozen fish. Cut fillets into pieces 4 x 1 1/2 x 1/2 inch. Combine pancake mix, milk and salt; beat until smooth. Dip fish pieces into batter and place in single layer in fry basket.
Fry in deep fat, 350 degrees, 3-4 minutes or until coating on fish is brown and fish flakes easily when tested with a fork. Drain on absorbent paper. Serve with hot French fries. Sprinkle fish with malt vinegar or serve with tartar sauce. Makes 6 servings
FRIED BANANAS
2-6 Bananas
Aunt Jemima Butter milk complete pancake & waffle mix
frying oil
sprinkle of ground cinnamon
sprinkle of sugar
This is simple as making pancakes.
First, slice up the bananas into quarter pieces. Combie pancake mix with water or milk, whichever you prefer.
Dip Bananas in batter and fry in oil until golden brown.
Lastly, while still hot, sprinkle cinnamon & sugar over cooked bananas
user Pam Ellingson wmnofoz - Aug 26, 2011
I have made French Fried Onion Rings using pancake batter as the coating after dusting the rings with flour to make it stick. Pretty yummy
user Debbie Hardy cookenlady - Aug 26, 2011
I use it to make a beer batter for fish if i fry fish. Also to make deep fried oreo cookies. just make the batter real thin and fry for about 2 min. take cookies out of fryer drain and sprinkle with powdered suger.
user Pam Ellingson wmnofoz - Aug 26, 2011
Debbie!! Talk about overkill, Deep Fried Oreos? Yowser!! LOL
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