Pamela’s Mixes are a great resources for families on a schedule. Her mixes yield a wonderful variety of breakfast food, muffins, treats and snacks.

happy v-day

A few good­ies to make for your favorite Valen­tines on this day of splurg­ing. Valen­tine Bon­bons Choco­late Almond Bark Straw­berry Banana Cake Melissa’s Choco­late Peanut Butter Cups     

gluten-free blueberry lemon scones II

I’ve been exper­i­ment­ing with scones and muffins now that the kids are back in school. The ease of pulling these from the freezer the night before for a quick break­fast is a huge help in the morn­ing. These are made … more

maiah’s chocolate zucchini cake

Maiah sub­mit­ted this as an adap­ta­tion from a fam­ily recipe. Those of you who have a veg­etable gar­den can tes­tify that there is just so much zuc­chini you can eat or give to your neigh­bors! I love that this cake … more

pamela’s chocolate chunk cookies

Another great short cut com­pli­ments of Pamela’s. GFCF, but with a bit of soy in the chunks of choco­late, these are my son’s favorite cook­ies, bar none. Using a mini-ice cream scooper makes beau­ti­ful, uni­form cook­ies every time. Prep time: 5 … more

banana strawberry cake

I’m on kind of a berry kick at the moment. Now that spring is firmly here and I can feel the hint of sum­mer here in South­ern Cal­i­for­nia, I know per­fectly ripe berries are just around the cor­ner. That means … more

berry port cake

I have those moments of rash jus­ti­fi­ca­tion when I tell myself that I HAVE to eat this to make sure it’s ready to share. My accom­plice was my 8 year old son, who like a small rodent, took a bite … more

creepy cupcakes

If you’re look­ing for some fun treats for your child’s class party, these cup­cakes offer a bit of whimsy with a slight ick fac­tor. Just use a pack­aged mix — I like Cher­ry­brook Kitchen or Pamela’s Choco­late Cake mixes and … more

chocolate cupcakes with peanut butter frosting

Maybe the best com­bi­na­tion of all…chocolate and peanut but­ter. Prep time: 20 min­utes Total time:  45 min­utes Yield: 12 cup­cakes For cup­cakes: 1 bag Pamela’s Choco­late Cake Mix 2 large eggs 1 1/4 c. water 1/2 c. oil For frost­ing: 4 … more

carrot cake muffins with cream cheese frosting

Remem­ber, this has a tiny amount of milk in it. Deli­cious with a cup of tea or cof­fee. Great for a grab and go break­fast on the way to work. Prep time: 20 min­utes Total time: 40 min­utes Yield: 6 muffins … more

chocolate chip muffins

Using Pamela’s mix makes these muffins a snap. Remem­ber, there’s a small amount of milk in these. Prep time: 15 min­utes Total time: 35 min­utes Yield: 12 muffins 2 1/2 c. Pamela’s Bak­ing & Pan­cake Mix 1/2 c. water 1/2 c. … more

blueberry coffee cake muffins

My hus­band grabs one of these from the freezer and by the time he gets to work, it’s ready to eat. Using Pamela’s mix makes these muffins a snap to throw together. Remem­ber, there’s a tiny bit of milk in here. … more

chocolate chip pancakes

These are our Sat­ur­day morn­ing rit­ual. Remem­ber, there’s a small amount of milk in the mix. Prep time: 5 min­utes Total time: 15 min­utes Yield: Serves 2–4 1 c. Pamela’s Bak­ing & Pan­cake Mix 1 large egg 3/4 c water (but … more


I am a big fan of short-cuts and here’s one of my biggest. For those of you who can stand a small amount of milk, I’ve yet to find a mix as good as Pamela’s. My fam­ily loves her gluten-free … more