Magic Mix

What is Magic Mix you may ask?  It is a master mix for making a white sauce.  Have you seen the price of Cream of ___________ (fill in the blank) soup lately?  They are expensive! Any condensed cream soup is basically a white sauce. What else can you do with Magic Mix? Cheese sauce, even puddings and fudgsicles!

A great money saver!  Here's how you make it:

Magic Mix

4 cups instant powdered milk (2 1/2 cups non -instant powdered milk)
1 cup flour
1 cup margarine or butter

combine all ingredients in a large bowl and mix until it looks like cornmeal.  Cover tightly and store in refrigerator.  Makes 5 cups of Magic Mix.

Here's a few recipes to get you started with your Magic Mix:

White Sauce:
Makes 1 cup:
Can substitute broth (chicken or beef) for the water if you desire.
Stir over medium heat until smooth and thick.

For thin sauce: 1/3 cup Magic Mix + 1 cup water
For medium sauce: 1/2 cup Magic Mix + 1 cup water.
For thick Sauce 2/3 cup Magic Mix + 1 cup water.

Cheese Sauce:
Makes 1 cup:
Prepare white sauce above and add 1 cup shredded cheese until melted.

cook 1 cup dry macaroni noodles. While cooking, prepare 1 cup cheese sauce above. When macaroni is cooked, drain noodles and add cheese sauce. Stir till mixed. Serve warm.

For another recipe using Magic Mix cheese sauce,  Click Here For Cheesy Broccoli Rice Casserole


Magic Mix Pudding
Makes 4 1/2 cup servings
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 cup Magic Mix
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2-3 tablespoons cocoa(opt)
  • 2 cups water
Combine Magic Mix, sugar, and cocoa in saucepan and mix well. Add water, stir over medium heat until pudding begins to bubble. Add vanilla and beat. Cover and cool.

1/2 cup sugar
1 cup Magic Mix
2-3 Tablespoons cocoa
2 cups water
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup milk

Combine Magic Mix, sugar & cocoa in a saucepan and mix well. Add water, stir over med. heat until pudding bubbles. Add vanilla and mix.  Add milk  and stir.  Pour into Popsicle molds or into paper cups. Cover paper cups with saran wrap and poke a spoon through the saran wrap into the fudgesicle for a handle. Place in freezer until frozen solid.

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