Basic Campers' Mix

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Yield: 7 1/2 cups


  • 4 1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 cup shortening, soft
  • 1 1/2 cups quick or old fashioned oats, uncooked


  1. Sift together flour, baking powder and salt into large bowl.
  2. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in oats.
  3. Store in airtight container in cool dry place until ready to use.

Oatmeal Flapjacks

  • 3 cups Basic Campers' Mix
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 eggs

Combine Basic Campers'Mix and sugar. Add milk and eggs; stir until just blended. Pour batter onto hot, lightly greased griddle. Turn pancakes when tops are covered with bubbles and edges look cooked. Turn only once.

Serve with butter and syrup.