This batter keeps in the refrigerator for 3 weeks. Keep a batch on hand for unexpected guests.
2 cups bran flakes cereal
1 cup boiling water
Soak bran in boiling water while you prepare the rest of the ingredients.
2/3 cup melted butter
1 cup white sugar
1 cup packed brown sugar
3 cups milk
Mix butter, sugars, eggs and milk together in a large bowl. Blend in cereal mixture.
3 2/3 cups flour
1 1/2 tbsp baking soda
1/2 tbsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
Combine dry ingredients into wet ingredients just until mixed. Do not over mix.
Bake at 400 degrees Fahrenheit for 25 minutes.
Mixture may be stored in refrigerator for up to 3 weeks before baking.