Never be without self rising flour again! There have been plenty of times that I needed self rising flour for a “simple” recipe, but who just keeps self rising flour on hand to get old in the pantry? Not me! I would never be able to use a whole bag of self rising flour in a reasonable time. But don’t worry, in this post I will show you how to make self rising flour by the cup or in bulk!
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Why make your own self-rising flour?
- Make desserts in a flash
- control ingredients
- Use your favorite all purpose flour and other ingredients
- no need to have several different flours for only a few recipes.
What is self-rising flour?
Self rising flour is all purpose flour with baking powder and salt added to it. This flour is great for quick recipes without having to add extra leavening agents.
What do you need
All purpose flour-this is my favorite flour.
How to make Self-rising Flour
- 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup flour
Sift all ingredients into a bowl. For every cup of flour the recipe calls for add 1 1/2 tsp baking powder and 1/4 tsp salt to your bowl. Make as needed.
Make ahead bulk self rising flour
- 5 pound bag of flour
- 1/2 cup + 1 tablespoon baking powder
- 1 1/2 tablespoon salt
Sift or whisk all ingredients into an Extra large bowl until well combined. Store in an airtight container for as long as the shortest expiration date. Use as needed.
- 1 cup All purpose flour
- 1½ teaspoon baking powder
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- Sift 1 cup of flour to a bowl.
- Add 1½ tsp baking powder and ¼ tsp salt
- whisk or sift all together making sure there is no clumps
- Use this in place of store bought self-rising flour in any recipe that calls for it.
Add 1½ tsp baking powder and ¼ tsp salt for every 1 cup flour the recipe calls for.
- 5 pound bag of all purpose flour
- ½ cup + 1 tablespoon baking powder
- 1½ tablespoon salt
Sift or whisk all together in an Extra Large bowl until well mixed. Put flour into an airtight container and use as needed in your favorite self rising flour recipes.