Homemade Cake Flour

filed under: Cakes on October 26, 2011

Have you ever wondered how to make Homemade Cake Flour??? I am sharing all the PRO baker secrets!

Homemade Cake Flour! from iambaker.net

 

How to Make Homemade Cake Flour

To make a large batch:

6 cups all-purpose flour

12 tablespoons of cornstarch

  1. Measure out 5 1/4 cups (656g) of all-purpose flour.
  2. Now add 12 tablespoons (3/4 cup) of cornstarch.
  3. Sift 5-6 times and store or use as needed. (Don’t skip the sifting!)

You can use this is any recipe that calls for cake flour.

Are you measuring your flour correctly?

Try these tips to make sure that it’s perfect every time and that you don’t ever have a sunken cake again!

  1. Fluff up the flour with a fork or spoon.
  2. Use a spoon to add the flour into your dry-cup measure (the one that measures exactly a cup at the top)
  3. Scrape off the excess with the straight edge of a knife.

 

Homemade Cake Flour! EASY and FAST and so much CHEAPER than store bought!

Professional bakers know that using CAKE FLOUR creates a beautiful crumb and a perfectly perfect cake.

See how I store my flour here… “How to Store Sugar“.  I used the exact same container and method for all of my flours!!

How to Store Flour!

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Homemade Cake Flour! EASY and FAST and so much CHEAPER than store bought!
Homemade Cake Flour
Prep Time
10 mins
Total Time
10 mins
 

Have you ever wondered how to make Homemade Cake Flour??? I am sharing all the PRO baker secrets!

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Homemade Cake Flour
Servings: 1 cup
Author: Amanda Rettke
Ingredients
  • 1 c flour
  • 2 tbsp. corn starch
Instructions
  1. Measure out one cup of AP flour.
  2. Remove two tablespoons flour from the cup.
  3. Add in two tablespoons of cornstarch.
  4. Sift together.

Try these other fabulous Homemade Recipes:

Homemade Baking Spray (Pan Release)

Homemade Cake Mix

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  • Stella kosu says:

    Thanks so much for all your lovely recipes…am impressed.

  • Marty says:

    Making this cake flour is for whit cakes. I need to make a yellow cake, my husbands favorite. How do l do theat with the white cake flour???

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