self-rising flour

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

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Examples of self-rising flour in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Meanwhile, in a large mixing bowl, mix self-rising flour with salt and pepper. Perri Ormont Blumberg, Southern Living, "Watch Lauren Alaina FaceTime Her Nana to Make Her Fried Chicken Recipe on CMT's Off the Road," 16 Dec. 2020 As promised in the name, this recipe cuts the prep time by using self-rising flour instead of yeast in the dough. Washington Post, "8 traditional and modern Hanukkah recipes, including latkes, doughnuts and more," 5 Dec. 2020 Combine all the dry ingredients (self-rising cornmeal, self-rising flour, baking powder and salt) and sift. Dallas News, "Chef recipe: Hushpuppies with Cajun Remoulade by Graham Dodds," 9 Sep. 2020 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,, "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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English Language Learners Definition of self-rising flour

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

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