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 The secret ingredients of self-rising flour are the baking powder and salt added during the milling process. Carmen Collins, Country Living, 19 Apr. 2022 Combine self-rising flour, beer, melted butter, and sugar in a large mixing bowl ($20, Bed Bath & Beyond) until just combined. Katlyn Moncada, Better Homes & Gardens, 21 Oct. 2021 The main ingredients are softened vanilla ice cream, self-rising flour and blueberries, with two optional add-ins. Washington Post, 11 Sep. 2021 For every 1 cup of self-rising flour, substitute 1 cup all-purpose flour plus 1 tsp. Katlyn Moncada, Better Homes & Gardens, 31 Aug. 2021 With the addition of self-rising flour and blueberries, your batter is ready for scooping and baking. Washington Post, 23 July 2021 Combine the self-rising flour, baking soda, salt and sugar in a medium mixing bowl. Tribune News Service, cleveland, 28 June 2021 When two-ingredient dough — just Greek yogurt and self-rising flour — was all the rage, Julia Turshen was intrigued. Nicole Hvidsten, Star Tribune, 5 May 2021 Some folks prefer self-rising flour for their beer batter. Jack Hennessy, Outdoor Life, 2 Mar. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of self-rising flour

1854, in the meaning defined above

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“Self-rising flour.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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