self-rising flour

noun
self-ris·​ing flour | \ ˈself-ˈrī-ziŋ- How to pronounce self-rising flour (audio) \

Definition of self-rising flour

: a commercially prepared mixture of flour, salt, and a leavening agent

called also self-raising flour

Examples of self-rising flour in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web White Lily is known primarily for its self-rising flour, which is commonly used by southern chefs to make biscuits, but the brand’s much less popular bread flour has seen the biggest sales jump. Amanda Mull, The Atlantic, "The Pandemic Has Reminded Americans They Are Capable of Baking," 12 May 2020 Best Used For: Artisan breads, yeast breads, bagels, pretzels, and pizza dough Self-Rising Flour The secret ingredients of self-rising flour are the baking powder and salt added during the milling process. Carmen Collins, Country Living, "10 Different Flour Types to Use in Your Baking," 4 Feb. 2020 Be careful not to substitute self-rising flour for other flours while baking! Carmen Collins, Country Living, "10 Different Flour Types to Use in Your Baking," 4 Feb. 2020 Jojo’s Biscuits 4 cups self-rising flour, plus more for the work surface 2 Tbsp. Emily Strohm, PEOPLE.com, "Joanna Gaines Shares the Breakfast Recipe That Chip Eats 'Every Saturday'," 2 May 2018 Butter, softened or melted, as needed • 2 1/4 cups commercial or homemade self-rising flour, divided • 1 1/4 cups heavy cream, divided Instructions: 1. Compiled By Celestina Blok, star-telegram, "Gourmet Tailgating: four recipes to ensure a winning gameday menu," 6 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of self-rising flour

1854, in the meaning defined above

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19 May 2020

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“Self-rising flour.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-rising%20flour. Accessed 31 May. 2020.

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self-rising flour

noun
How to pronounce self-rising flour (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of self-rising flour

US : a mixture of flour, salt, and baking powder

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