self-rising flour

noun

self-ris·​ing flour ˈself-ˈrī-ziŋ- How to pronounce self-rising flour (audio)
: 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 Ingredients 3 cup self-rising flour* 1 12 ounce bottle beer or hard cider** ¼ cup butter, melted ¼ cup sugar Directions Preheat oven to 375°F. Katlyn Moncada, Better Homes & Gardens, 4 Feb. 2024 Stir in 2/3 cup self-rising flour, 1 egg and 1 tablespoon water. Kathleen Purvis, Charlotte Observer, 31 Jan. 2024 For the 2-Ingredient Bagels 1 cup self-rising flour—or make your own blend by mixing 1 cup flour, 1½ tsp. Katlyn Moncada, Better Homes & Gardens, 28 Dec. 2023 The key is to use self-rising flour as indicated in the recipe. Southern Living Test Kitchen, Southern Living, 24 Nov. 2023 Be careful not to substitute self-rising flour for other flours while baking! Carmen Collins, Country Living, 19 Apr. 2022 Mix the self-rising flour, cornstarch, rice flour, and chicken seasoning in a large bowl. Remove the bag of brined chicken from the fridge. Tori Latham, Robb Report, 5 Apr. 2023 No self-rising flour on hand? Katlyn Moncada, Better Homes & Gardens, 21 Oct. 2021 Along with self-rising flour, prepackaged baker’s yeast disappeared from most grocery store shelves long ago. Erin McKenney, Discover Magazine, 15 June 2020 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1854, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of self-rising flour was in 1854

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“Self-rising flour.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-rising%20flour. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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self-rising flour

noun
self-ris·​ing flour
ˌsel-ˌfrī-ziŋ-
: a mixture of flour, salt, and a leavening agent

called also self-raising flour

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