Homemade Gluten Free Flour Blend

I find that buying pre-made all purpose gluten free flour is very expensive at the store per pound so I basically make my own.

Also, living at an altitude of 4,750 elevation requires a little more protein in my mix to help with that sponginess you would get from all Wheat Flours.

When I make my flour blend I love using Teff Flour as one of my blends. It is high in protein — which most GF Flours lack.

I also prefer using Bob’s Red Mill brand and tend to go with that brand when making my blend.

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So I normally thoroughly mix together:

Homemade Gluten Free Flour Blend

  • 2 (24 oz) bags of Teff Flour
  • 1 (24 oz) bag of Brown Rice Flour
  • 1 (24 oz) bag of White Rice Flour
  • 2 (22 oz) bags of Sweet White Sorghum Flour
  • 2 (14 oz) bags of Tapioca Flour – I used Asuka brand from the Asian Market
  • 1 (16 oz) bag of Tapioca Starch – I used Three Ladies Brand from the Asian Market

I have a HUGE glass jar with a lid that I mix the flours all together then store it in my pantry for when I need it!!

It’s that simple!!

You can use this gluten free flour blend anytime you see “all-purpose” flour in a recipe.

If you are looking for a grain-free flour blend, this isn’t it. While the Tapioca is grain-free the rest of the flours used are not.

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Tapioca Flour is a grain-free flour made from cassava root. It is a starchy, slightly sweet flour that is a staple for gluten free baking. It’s also a good ingredient for thickening soups, sauces, and pie fillings. (not a grain)

Teff Flour comes from a gluten free ancient grain that originated in North Africa. Substitute teff flour for about 25% of the white flour called for in baked goods recipes for increased nutrition and distinctive flavor. Teff is a good source of iron and an excellent source of fiber. (Grain)

Sorghum Flour is stone ground from 100% whole grain sorghum. It has a light color and texture and a mild, sweet flavor, making it a wonderful ingredient for gluten free scratch baking. (Grain)

Brown Rice Flour is 100% stone ground from the highest quality whole grain brown rice and has a mild, nutty flavor. (Grain)

White Rice Flour is 100% stone ground from premium white rice. Great for gluten free baked goods. (Grain)

Information on flours from Bob’s Red Mill

 

 

 

 

 

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