What can I use instead of flour?

What can I use instead of flour?

Almond flour. Almond flour is usually made with almonds that have been blanched and then finely ground to a light, floury texture.

  • Coconut flour. Coconut flour is made from coconut pulp that’s been dried out and then ground up.
  • Quinoa flour.
  • Chickpea flour.
  • Brown rice flour.
  • Oat flour.
  • Spelt flour.
  • Buckwheat flour.
  • What can I substitute for 1 cup of flour?

    For 1 cup sifted all purpose white flour, substitute:

    • 1/4 cup soy flour plus 3/4 cup white flour.
    • 1/3 cup wheat germ plus 2/3 cup white flour.
    • 1/3 cup whole wheat flour plus 2/3 cup white flour.
    • 3/4 cup coarse cornmeal.
    • 3/4 cup rice flour.
    • 1 cup rolled oats.
    • 1.5 cups oat flour.

    Is there a substitute for flour in baking?

    Either cake flour or pastry flour can be used as a 1:1 substitute for all-purpose flour in most baking recipes.

    Can I replace flour with cornstarch?

    While cornstarch shouldn’t be used as a substitute for flour in baked goods, you can easily substitute it in for flours when coating fried chicken, fish or other dishes. Not only will cornstarch work in the same way that flours do, but it will hold up better against sauces and absorb less of the frying oil.

    How do I make my own flour?


    1. Measure grains for desired amount of flour (I typically make 4 cups).
    2. Put grains in blender, food processor, or coffee grinder, and blend on high speed to get a flour consistency (about 2 minutes).
    3. Store in an airtight container in a dry place for up to 3 months. (

    How much cornstarch do I substitute for flour?

    Unlike flour, cornstarch has no real flavor to mask, results in a shiny, glossy sauce and it has twice the thickening power of flour–so use 1 tablespoon of cornstarch for every 2 tablespoons of flour your recipe calls for.

    Is cornstarch same as flour?

    Cornstarch is a gluten-free, all-starch powder that is always made of the endosperm of the corn kernel. Flour can be made from any kind of grain (including corn) but all-purpose flour is made of wheat (which contains gluten) and is used as the base for most baked goods.

    How can I make white flour at home?

    Grind 1 cup of whole grain berries on the finest setting of your grain mill. If you don’t have a grain mill, you can grind your own flour using an inexpensive coffee grinder and food processor. Sifting Round One. Set the sieve over a large bowl and sift the flour.

    Can corn flour replace all-purpose flour?

    You easily can use cornstarch instead of flour as a coating for fried chicken, fried fish, or other fried dishes. Cornstarch will create a crisper coating that will hold up to sauces better and will absorb less of the frying oil (leading to a lower-fat meal).

    What is a good replacement for cornstarch?

    The 11 Best Substitutes for Cornstarch

    1. Wheat flour. Wheat flour is made by grinding wheat into a fine powder.
    2. Arrowroot. Arrowroot is a starchy flour made from the roots of the Maranta genus of plants, which is found in the tropics.
    3. Potato starch.
    4. Tapioca.
    5. Rice flour.
    6. Ground flaxseeds.
    7. Glucomannan.
    8. Psyllium husk.

    Can I use corn starch instead of flour?