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.Continue reading “Rice Free Gluten Free Flour Recipe – All-Purpose”
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 a regular reader, you may remember my review of Ryze Gluten Free Flours, both their blue and yellow bags. I’ve figured out their recipe and how to improve it. There’s one thing that I’ve learned developing recipes for manufacturers is that they usually need to cut costs to make a good profit margin. So, I provide you with the same recipe, using only two ingredients and also how to easily improve it. You’ll save yourself some money by making it at home. Continue reading “Ryze Gluten Free Flour Recipe – Blue Bag – Copycat (Free of Allergens, Corn, & Nightshades)”
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”
While Betty Crocker® makes a gluten-free Bisquick mix, it contains modified starch and aluminum, which many people prefer to avoid. If that’s you, or you’re interested in saving money, try this homemade version. Continue reading “Homemade Gluten Free Bisquick 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”
Updated: November 12, 2018
Using high protein gluten free flour can make all the difference in the world in your gluten free baked goods, especially yeast breads. Gluten free flours that contain high protein include bean (fava, chickpea/garbanzo, garfava, and soy), pea, quinoa, sorghum, millet, amaranth, teff, buckwheat, potato flour, nut flours, chia (introduce into diet slowly), and flaxseed meal. It should also be noted that low protein flours are best used for cakes, muffins, and cookies. High protein gluten free flour creates a wonderful crust and chewiness in gluten free breads. Learn the characteristics and protein levels of high protein gluten free flour and how to use them in your gluten free baked goods. Then you’ll know which ones to use in your homemade gluten free mixes.
It’s extremely convenient to have cake flour in a canister that already has everything you need including leavener. It makes gluten-free cake baking a breeze! Since this mix contains baking powder and baking soda, it is perfect for just about any cake recipe. It addresses the times you need an acidic ingredient as well. For example, when you use Dutch-processed cocoa, which is alkaline-based, you should use baking soda. Continue reading “Carla’s Gluten Free Cake Flour Blend – Self-Rising”