How to make self-rising flour! This easy homemade self-rising flour recipe takes just 3 ingredients and 5 minutes.
This quick homemade substitute is perfect for times when you run out of self-rising flour. This easy recipe takes just 3 ingredients and 5 minutes.
What is self-rising flour?
Self-rising flour is a flour mixture that combines flour, baking powder, and salt.
It's usually made from a slightly lower protein flour to give a softer, more tender baked good.
What is self-rising flour used for?
It's commonly used in recipes in the Southern U.S. in recipes for biscuits, pancakes, and muffins.
You'll need just 3 ingredients for this recipe.
- All-purpose flour
- Baking powder
How to make self-rising flour
Step 1: Add the flour, baking powder, and salt to a medium mixing bowl.
Step 2: Whisk until well-combined.
Can I use it in place of all-purpose flour?
No, because self-rising flour also contains baking powder and salt, it isn't a good substitute for all-purpose flour.
It's best to use it in recipes that were created using this type of flour.
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How to Make Self-Rising Flour
- 1 cup all-purpose flour¹
- 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- Whisk the flour, baking powder, and salt together in a bowl.
- Use as directed in the recipe.
- Nutrition values are estimates.