Gluten-Free All-Purpose Flour Mix

Having a hard time finding a gluten-free substitute for all-purpose flour? With just a few simple ingredients this flour works well in most recipes. Try it next time you make gluten-free brownies or chocolate cake!

I have to admit, I have a bit of sweet tooth. I do believe in the occasional indulgence but everything in moderation of course. Since my house is gluten-free, creating the right flour blend has been an interesting experience. Gluten is a protein and binding agent that can be found in wheat and other grains. It helps the dough rise and give it a chewy, elastic type texture. Gluten develops when the proteins in wheat flour are transformed by water. The recipe may be affected when substituting with gluten-free flours. Who likes their dessert dense, grainy or tasteless? Yuk😝

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I found this flour mixture to be the right combination, easy to make and great to store in bulk for future use. Storing flours in glass jars in the refrigerator will prolong their shelf life. Most importantly this blend works well with almost any recipe that I have tried so far.IMG_9252edit2 edit

The ingredients can also be interchanged. Below is a list of several alternative options available. If I have a recipe that requires 1 cup flour occasionally I replace 1/2 cup of my gluten-free flour with 1/4 cup almond flour and 1/4 cup millet flour just to change up the taste. Keep in mind flours react differently in certain recipes so you might have to play around and find one that works best for you. I would love to hear what you come up with!

Whole Grain Flours
Amaranth
Brown Rice
Buckwheat
Corn
Millet
Oat
Quinoa
Sorghum
Sweet Brown Rice
Teff

White Flours/Starches
Arrowroot
Cornstarch
Potato Starch
Tapioca Flour
White Rice Flour

Bean Flours
Black Bean Flour
Fava Four
Garbanzo Flour
Green Pea Flour
Soy Flour
White Bean Flour

Nut Flour
almond flour
chestnut flour
coconut flour
hazelnut flour


Gluten-Free All-Purpose Flour Mix


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Simple gluten-free flour mix that is easy to make and works well with almost any recipe. Use it in place of all-purpose flour or whole wheat flour.

 

Author: Gabrielle
Recipe type: Baking
Cuisine: Gluten-Free, Vegan
Serves: 5 cups

Ingredients

  • 3 cup brown rice flour
  • 1/2 cup white rice flour
  • 1/2 cup tapioca flour
  • 1 cup potato starch

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients and whisk together until well combined.
  2. Store in an air-tight container in the refrigerator to prolong the shelf-life. I like to use a canning jar.
  3. Use in place of all purpose flour as a 1:1 ratio.

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