Substituting With Self Rising Flour

If a recipes calls for flour, baking powder, and soda can I use self rising flour instead? If I can, how would I measure it to be the same?

By Laura

March 23, 20090 found this helpful
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Measure the flour the same. Just omit the baking soda and baking powder.

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March 23, 20090 found this helpful
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If a recipe calls for baking soda, it usually has an acid along with it, such as buttermilk or vinegar or cream of tartar or sour cream. If you totally omit the baking soda, and have an acid, you will not get the desired result in your recipe.

I believe that self rising flour contains baking powder only. It should substitute nicely for the same volume of regular flour and baking powder.

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March 24, 20090 found this helpful

I do this substitution all the time! Just be sure to omit the baking soda, baking powder, and salt.

Remember : Good cooks always have lots of friends.

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March 25, 20090 found this helpful

Internet search of PastryWhiz: 1 cup all-purpose flour, 1 1/4 tsp. baking powder, a pinch of salt is the recipe to make self-rising flour.

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