How to Make Your Own Gluten-free Flour Mix (Crazy Quick Recipe)! by Amy Fothergill

How to Make Your Own Gluten-free Flour Mix (Crazy Quick Recipe)!

There are many gluten-free flour blends out there, but did you know you can make your own?

You'll need:

  • 2 cups brown rice flour
  • 2 cups white rice flour
  • 1 cup potato starch
  • 1 cup tapioca starch

Here's how to make it:

  1. Whisk together all ingredients in a large bowl. 
  2. Store in a cool place in an airtight container. 

You can double the batch to save time.

How to use it:

  1. Use this gluten-free flour mix in place of regular all-purpose flour, substituting 1:1.
  2. To use the flour for muffins and quick breads, add 1/2 teaspoon of xanthan gum for 2 cups of flour.
  3. For cakes and cookies, add 3/4 teaspoon xanthan gum for 2 cups of flour.

Note: Bread and pizza are not as easy to replace 1:1.

Xanthan Gum
Xanthan Gum $9
Xanthan Gum is a soluble fiber produced from the pure culture fermentation of the microorganism Xanthomonas campestris. It is used in the food processing industry as a thickener, stabilizer and emulsifier for a number of different foods.
Brown Rice Flour
Brown Rice Flour $13
Domestically (USA) sourced brown rice flour. 5-pound bag
White Rice Flour
White Rice Flour $11
Gluten free, vegan and kosher. Case of 4, 24-ounce bags.
Potato Starch
Potato Starch $9
Potato starch is used as a thickener for sauces, soups, and stews.
Tapioca Starch Powder
Tapioca Starch Powder $7
A 16-ounce bag of tapioca starch powder.
Mei Marcie
Gluten is a tricky one for eczema sufferers who may have a hypersensitivity reaction, but not allergic one
Also many types of gluten reactions, wrote a blog post on it :)
eczemablues.com/2014/11/childr...
Amy Fothergill
Mei Marcie, correct. There really is no gluten allergy; just an allergy to wheat (or any other gluten-grain). For my daughter, a 100% gf diet is the only thing that keeps the itchies away. And unfortunately, the test for celiac disease is not always accurate. Misdiagnosis is very common. Positive=Positive but Negative always equals "Maybe".
Chef Gigi Gaggero
Wow! That's interesting , "positive equals positive, but negative always equals maybe " Now , isn't that truth ! Amy Fothergill Hi Mei Marcie glad the two of you hooked up ! #MomsSaveTheWorldTogether
Elisa All Schmitz 30Seconds
Yes, Chef Gigi Gaggero! Amy Fothergill is amazing and I'm so thrilled you connected us! Thank you for being part of our tribe - both of you rock! xoxo
Mei Marcie
Yes Amy Fothergill , same for food allergy testing. Actually for blood IgE test, I think false positives are possible as well, that's why the double blind placebo is always considered the gold standard for allergy testing.

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