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Rice flour is binding. Therefore, many gluten free bakers are searching for an alternative to rice flour blends. Oat flour is higher in protein than any other gluten free flour besides nut flours. Sorghum comes in just a tad lower than oat flour. So, this adaptable rice free gluten free flour recipe is the healthiest choice. More importantly, this blend of ingredients is the closest you can get to traditional all-purpose flour. It’s the best in texture and flavor. Learn how to use this blend to equal traditional flour in both weight and cups.
When I was at my daughter’s house babysitting recently, she purchased some Simple Mills Gluten Free Pancake Mix. I thought I’d give it a try and was bowled over with how delicious they turned out. If you know me, I just had to create a recipe for everyone to make them at home to save money; and that I did! They turned out just as delicious too! This mix may be used to meet other baking needs besides pancakes. Try using it in recipes usually calling for Bisquick. Continue reading “Simple Mills Pancake Mix Copycat Recipe”
If you’re looking to add more protein to your gluten free diet and flavor to your baked goods, give this homemade gluten free almond flour blend a try. t adds an almost buttery flavor to dairy free recipes. Use this blend from cakes to yeast-risen breads. This flour blend does not contain gum because you really need different amounts of gum for specific recipes. It also allows you to use gum alternatives. Provided is a general guideline to steer you in the right direction of gums and alternatives that work well. Continue reading “Gluten Free Almond Flour Blend – Homemade (Dairy-Free) (Better Than Mama’s)”
Have you heard the news? Bob’s Red Mill just released a new product, a gluten-free baking flour that can be used cup-for-cup in your gluten free desserts, without bean flour. They suggest using traditional recipes and substitute the wheat flour/all-purpose white flour with their new Bob’s Red Mill Gluten Free 1-to-1 Baking Flour. I created a copycat gluten free flour, similar to 1-to-1, which also works well in cookie, cake, brownie, muffin, and pancake recipes, to name a few.
Thomas Keller is a cookbook Author, chef, and owner of the world renowned restaurant, The French Laundry in Yountville, California, where you have to wait months for a reservation. One of his restaurant chefs, Lena Kwak, had created a gluten free cup for cup flour blend that she used in the restaurant. After one of their gluten free guests cried after tasting Lena’s brioche, and having not had bread for over 10 years, Lena knew that she had to share her talents with the world. Continue reading “Carla’s Gluten Free Cup-for-Cup Flour Blend Recipe”
A wonderful gluten free flour recipe compliments of Elizabeth Kaplan, author of Fresh From Elizabeth’s Kitchen: Gluten Free & Allergy-Free Recipes for Healthy, Delicious Meals, 2011. The rice and tapioca flours provide a nice rise and fluffiness, the sorghum flour and potato starch provide structure, and the xanthan gum holds it all together. The perfect blend! It is something I’d use myself when not using superfine rice flours. To top it off, she provides a couple of other healthier flour choices to substitute the sorghum flour. Just perfect! Continue reading “Elizabeth’s Gluten Free Flour Blend Recipe”
If you’ve tried different brands of gluten free all-purpose flour and were disappointed with the results or said to yourself, “I guess this is good for gluten free” then you’re in for a pleasant surprise. Users prefer this recipe for homemade gluten free all-purpose flour over others because of its gluten-like texture. Their friends and family can’t tell the difference. Continue reading “Carla’s Gluten Free All Purpose Flour Blend”