Whole Grain Pancake Mix Gift in a Jar Recipe
Yields one 16 oz. gift jar and two 32 oz. gift jars
2 C rolled oats, pulsed in the food processor a few times (or substitute 1 cup of rolled rye for 1 cup of rolled oats)
2 C all purpose flour
2 C whole wheat pastry flour
1/2 C turbinado sugar, 1/4 cup date sugar
1 C buttermilk powder
3 TBS baking powder
2 TBS pumpkin pie spice
3 tsp Redmond sea salt
½ tsp baking soda
Glass jars: two 32 oz jars & one 16 oz jar
♦ Mix the ingredients in a large bowl until combined.
♦ Using a wide mouthed funnel or a parchment paper cone, fill the jars. Seal the jars tightly.
♦ Wrap festive ribbon around the lid and include the following directions with your gift:
Additional ingredients required per batch:
1/3 C unsalted butter, coconut oil, melted or avocado oil
2 large eggs
1 C milk or water
♦ To make pancakes, add 2 cups of the pancake mix into a medium bowl.
♦ Beat eggs in a mixing bowl. Mix in the melted and butter or oil with the milk or water and add to the eggs. Sift in the pancake mix while mixing well.
♦ Preheat griddle on medium-low heat and add some avocado oil, coconut oil or butter to lightly grease it. Pour batter by ¼ cupfuls onto the hot griddle.
♦ Flip the pancake once small bubbles start appearing in the batter, appx after 2 minutes. Cook until second side is golden brown.
♦ Serve the pancakes with butter and maple syrup!
Coconut Caramel Snack Mix Gift in a Jar Recipe
1½ C pretzels
1 1/2 C cashews
1½ C shredded cereal or O’s
1 1/2 C thick coconut flakes
1/2 C turbinado sugar
Glass jars: two 32 oz. jars
♦ Starting with the pretzels, layer half of each ingredient in a glass jar. Finish by topping with sugar. Seal the jars tightly.
♦ Wrap some festive ribbon around the lid and include the following directions with your gift:
Additional ingredients required (for each jar)
1/4 C unsalted butter
1/2 C maple syrup or brown rice syrup
1/16 tsp baking soda
♦ Pour the sugar off of the top of the jar and add to a small cup. Put all the ingredients onto a large serving platter or cookie tray.
♦ In a small saucepan, melt the butter over low heat. Once melted, add the syrup and reserved sugar, and stir well to combine. Continue stirring until the caramel comes to a boil, then reduce to a simmer and cook three more minutes while stirring. Remove from heat and stir in the baking soda with a whisk until the sauce is thick and looks a bit fizzy.
♦ Carefully drizzle the warm caramel sauce over the snack mix. Allow to cool completely before serving.
♦ Store any leftover snack mix in a jar with an airtight lid for 3-4 days.