Users' questions

Can you use self-rising flour to bake a cake?

Can you use self-rising flour to bake a cake?

Self-rising flour will work just fine in recipes using about 1/2 teaspoon (and up to 1 teaspoon*) baking powder per cup of flour.

Can I use self-raising flour instead of plain flour to bake a cake?

No. If your recipe asks for plain or self-raising flour, it is important to remember that these two ingredients are not interchangeable and you should use the flour recommended in the recipe along with any raising agents, such as baking powder or bicarbonate of soda.

How do you make cake flour out of self-rising flour?

How to make self-rising cake flour out of plain cake flour

  1. For every cup of self-rising cake flour called for in your recipe, measure out 1 level cup (115 grams) cake flour.
  2. Add ½ teaspoon (2 grams) baking powder and ¼ teaspoon (1 gram) kosher salt.
  3. Whisk to combine, then sift.

What happens if you use self-rising flour instead of all purpose?

Because self-rising flour contains added leavening agents using it incorrectly can throw off the texture and flavor of your baked goods.

How to make a cake with self rising flour?

Ingredients: 1 cup butter, softened 2 cups white sugar 4 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla 3-1/4 cup self rising flour 1 cup milk

How long do you bake a self rising cake?

Cakes will self-level in the oven, so there’s no need to smooth the top with a spatula. However, it does help to remove any large bubbles by tapping the cake pans firmly on the counter 7 or 8 times. Bake the cakes for 30 to 35 minutes, until their tops spring back and a cake tester inserted into the center of one comes out clean.

What’s the best way to make a moist cake?

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour three 8 inch pans. In a medium bowl, cream together the butter and sugar. Beat in the eggs, one at a time. Combine the milk and vanilla, add alternately to the creamed mixture with the flour, ending with the flour. Mix only as much as necessary. Pour into the prepared pans.

How do you make a vanilla cake from scratch?

Vanilla cake from scratch is so better than a mix. Add butter, sugar and vanilla in a mixing bowl. Beat well until fluffy. Add eggs and beat well, one at a time. Add flour and milk, alternating until blended well. Pour into prepared baking pans and bake for 30-35 minutes or until toothpick in the center comes out clean.