Self Rising Flour Recipe

Monday, July 20, 2015
Self Rising flour homemade is super easy and can be used in place of any recipe that calls for flour, salt, and baking powder it's all premade for your recipe using this premixed version.

To substitute self-rising for all-purpose flour, most of the recipes that call for this are biscuits, pancakes and cornbreads (quick style breads).

Self-rising flour is a type of flour that includes leavening agents, that enhance your baked goods so no additional leavening agents needs to be added.

Do not use self-rising flour if yourmaking yeast-raised bread.

Self-rising flour does not contain baking soda so if you are using self-rising flour and the recipe calls for baking soda be sure to add it

As a general rule, you probably do not want to use self-rising flour if there is only baking soda in the recipe and not baking powder, however the flour in pancakes with the addition of baking soda comes out perfectly see recipe below.

Tips and Serving Suggestions

  1. use an all-purpose flour
  2. use only fresh baking powder
  3. regular table salt is used in this recipe
  4. store in airtight containers after whisking this together thoroughly
  5. if the recipe calls for an addition of baking soda you must add it in

Best Recipes For Using Self-Rising Flour

  1. scones
  2. blueberry sour cream coffee cake
  3. muffins
  4. pepperoni pizza biscuits and blueberry cornbread
  5. a cookie recipe will have a slightly different consistency and a lighter texture

Pancakes Using Self-Rising Flour:

  1. Pancake Recipe: 
  2. 1 1/2 cups (170g) self-rising flour 
  3. 1 tablespoon (14g) granulated sugar 
  4. 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 
  5. 1 large egg 
  6. 1 cup (227g) buttermilk 
  7. 2 tablespoons (28g) vegetable oil or melted butter
  8. place all dry ingredients in one bowl and whisk them together. Add all wet ingredients in another bowl and whisk that together. Combine both dry and the wet gently together until moistened (do not overmix batter), this batter will be lumpy. Proceed to heat the griddle, melt butter, and cook.

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Author: Claudia Lamascolo
Self Rising Flour Recipe

Self Rising Flour Recipe

Prep time: 2 MinInactive time: 1 MinTotal time: 3 Min
This is homemade self-rising flour used in any recipe that calls for it.


  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  1. Mix as much as you need (double, triple whatever you need in quantity)
  2. This self-rising flour can be used right away or stored in mason jars or in containers with tight lids.
  3. Whenever a recipe calls for "self-rising flour" this is exactly what it is in ratio amounts.

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