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 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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“Self-rising flour.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-rising%20flour. Accessed 19 January 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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