This self-rising flour recipe will help you easily make breads, biscuits, and other treats. It only takes three ingredients that you probably already have at home!
I recently went to make a recipe and it called for self-rising flour. And I realized that though I have wheat flour, coconut flour, bread flour, cake flour, and all-purpose flour, I didn't have self-rising flour.
Not to fear! After a quick search, I learned that homemade self-rising flour only takes three ingredients. And I had those three ingredients. So I could easily make some at home. And make those flatbreads I was dreaming of.
What is self-rising flour?
Self-rising flour is popular in Southern and also British recipes. It combines flour, salt, and baking powder so you wind up with a bread that has a leavening ingredient like baking powder. It's used in breads, biscuits, pizza doughs, and even some cookies!
- All purpose flour
- Baking powder
How to store self-rising flour
Store self-rising flour as you would any other flour. I like to store mine in a glass, airtight container.
How to make self-rising flour
Easiest recipe ever? Maybe. Just take the flour, baking powder, and salt, and whisk together until well combined. Make sure the baking powder and salt are well distributed throughout the flour. Then transfer to a container for storage.
I've included a basic recipe below, but you can easily double, triple, or quadruple it, depending on how much self-rising flour you want to keep around.
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 ½ tsp baking powder
- ¼ tsp salt
- Place all the ingredients in a bowl and whisk to combine. Make sure salt and baking powder is well distributed.
- Transfer flour to a glass jar or airtight container for storage.