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Substitution for Soy Flour in a Recipe

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I cannot use soy products. If a recipe calls for soy flour, what can I substitute instead? And will the quantity be the same?

By Frenchy from Phoenix, AZ


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It's going to depend on what you are cooking or what you're baking. These two links will be very helpful if you study them (there are helpful sub-links for most of the flours listed too):

By cettina [74]09/01/2010

Can you try cornstarch? Soy flour is mainly used as a binding agent, so I would imagine cornflour would be just as good. I live in Europe and we have something called custard powder here. it isn't sweet and its a great binding agent. Don't know if you can find it in the U.S.

By Barbara [2]09/01/2010

Have you tried using chickpea (garbanzo) flour instead? It is a protein flour as is soy flour. It is worth a try.


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I have a brownie recipe that calls for soy flour, what type of flour can I substitute?

By DAnnM from CA

RE: Substitution for Soy Flour in a Recipe

Any flour will work. You may have to use a bit less if you use wheat flour. They suggest soy flour because it has more protein. (06/01/2009)

By Cyinda

RE: Substitution for Soy Flour in a Recipe

Agreed, any flour....almond flour, oat flour, coconut flour, whole wheat flour, anything but soy flour! (06/03/2009)

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