My Favorite Homemade Gluten-Free Flour Blend is a recipe I’ve developed to make my own gluten free flour mix at home which turns out to be much cheaper than buying the pre-made mixes at the grocery store.
Why I Make Gluten Free Foods
I’ve been experimenting with gluten free baking recipes for over 10 years now. First, my mom found out she was allergic to gluten back in 2009. Then my daughter found out she was sensitive gluten about 2 years ago due to a condition called hashimotos. She loves bread, pizza, cookies, cupcakes and brownies just as much as any teenager, but all of those things traditionally contain gluten! So I’ve really had to step up my gluten free baking game lately.
Gluten Free Products Are So Expensive
Are you gluten intolerant or have someone in your family that can’t have gluten? Have you noticed how EXPENSIVE it is to buy gluten free breads, cakes, cookies, donuts, muffins, pizza crust, etc? Then, if you want to make these things yourself, have you noticed how expensive it is to buy a gluten free flour mix? One of my favorite brands is $12.00 for one small bag of an”All Purpose Gluten Free Flour Mix!” Who can afford that? Not me.
Make Your Own Gluten Free Flour Blend
After many years of experimentation, I’ve finally figured out My Favorite Homemade Gluten Free Flour Blend! It’s great for baking breads, muffins, waffles, pancakes, cinnamon rolls, donuts, cookies, cakes, pies, brownies, pizza and much more!
How to Make My Favorite Homemade Gluten Free Flour Blend
• First you will need these four items: Brown Rice Flour, Arrowroot Flour, Tapioca Flour and Xanthan Gum
• For best results, use a food scale to measure your ingredients.
• In a large bowl, add Brown Rice Flour, Tapioca Flour, Arrowroot Flour and Xanthan Gum (see recipe below for exact measurements).
• Whisk together the flours and xanthan gum until thoroughly combined.
• Store in an airtight container at room temperature (expiration dates depend on the brands you use).
I hope you enjoy My Favorite Homemade Gluten Free Flour Blend! Being gluten free isn’t easy but there are some delicious recipes you can make at home using this flour blend.
Here are a couple of our favorites:
This is where you can find the flours for this recipe if you would like to order online…
I initially used Bob’s Red Mill Flours for this recipe, then found that this brand – Anthony’s – is cheaper. This Brown Rice Flour ($13.99 for a 5 lb. bag) works just as well. It’s available on Amazon.
Arrowroot Flour – best price is also Anthony’s ($11.99 for a 2.5 lb bag), available on Amazon.
Tapioca Flour – most economical is also Anthony’s ($11.99 for a 2.5 lb bag), available on Amazon.
Xanthan Gum – the best deal is also Anthony’s ($10.79 for 16 ounces), available on Amazon.
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My Favorite Homemade Gluten-Free Flour Blend
My Favorite Homemade Gluten-Free Flour Blend is a recipe I've developed to make my own gluten free flour mix at home which turns out to be much cheaper than buying the pre-made mixes at the grocery store.
- 4 cups brown rice flour (520g)
- 2/3 cup tapioca flour (84g)
- 1 cup arrowroot flour (120g)
- 2 teaspoons xanthan gum (7g)
Place all ingredients in a large bowl. (I like to weigh the ingredients for best results each time.) Whisk together until completely combined.
Store in an airtight container at room temperature. Use the expiration dates on the individual packages of ingredients for shelf life information.