*Baking Mix Longevity Upgrade*
By: TooshieGalore
30 Mar 2020

Recently we ate eight year old, Martha White, just-add-water, Banana muffin mix. No one died. No one got sick. The batch smelled and tasted great. However, the batter didn't rise. The 1/2" tall muffins were dense and heavy like a brick. I called mom. She said the leavening was probably expired.

Mom suggested adding one teaspoon baking powder to the mix. I made a second batch and it was great. I've decided to start automatically adding fresh leavening to any mix more than two years old. ...just in case...

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