Best Gluten-Free All-Purpose Flour Mix Recipe

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Best gluten free all-purpose flour

How to Make Gluten-Free Flour From Scratch

It’s not the end of the world, but it’s a challenge, and I’m learning. My daughter-in-law and grandson suffer from celiac disease. Both of them were terribly sick until gluten was removed from their diets.

For a time I was completely baffled by what to serve for family get-togethers. Over time I have learned how to read labels and cook for them. Thank heavens adapting recipes is becoming easier all the time!

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I purchased expensive small boxes of gluten-free flour and cake mixes out of pure love. Now I’m saving money by making my own Gluten Free All-Purpose Flour. There are many recipes out there and this is, in my opinion, the best gluten-free flour recipe.

Initial Prep

Carefully clean and prepare the area where you will be making up your mix. It needs to be completely gluten-free.  I have learned to really think about this! For example, I have a mill that would easily grind brown rice, but I grind wheat in my mill, so I can’t use it.

My Vitamix Blender does a very good job. I blend the rice, then the quinoa, and so on, one at a time. When I’m all through I can place my blender in the dishwasher. Oh, and also be careful not to contaminate your mix by using a spoon or whisk you mixed pancake batter with.

How I Use My Gluten-Free Flour

I make cookies, pizza dough, and cakes with this gluten-free flour mix. It makes a nice gift for family and friends who can’t tolerate gluten.

Please come back and share how you use this gluten-free flour in our comments below. Over time I hope to share more ideas with you too.

How to Store the Gluten-Free Flour

Store the homemade gluten-free flour mix in an airtight container. I like large glass jars that keep well in my refrigerator to prolong freshness. Make up a batch and try it.

Kitchen Tool Tip

If you want to blend grains, beans, fruit smoothies, you name it, Vitamix TurboBlend 2 Speed Blender is a work-horse in the kitchen. Mine goes through the dishwasher at least once a day…hurrah!

Vitamix blender for mixing homemade gluten free all-purpose flour

I hope this helps!

It may be a little bit more work but you’ll be saving yourself a lot of money by making your own gluten-free flour mix. Plus, once you get the hang of it it’s not too hard anyway!

If you have any tips or suggestions, please leave a comment below! Also, if you know someone with gluten intolerance, please share this post with them, they might find it helpful.

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Homemade gluten free flour mix recipe

Best Gluten-Free All-Purpose Flour Mix Recipe

5 / 5 (1 review)
Prep Time: 10mins
Serves: 8 cups

Ingredients

  • 2 cups sorghum flour
  • 2 cups brown rice flour (I use superfine brown rice flour)
  • 1 1/2 cups potato starch, not potato flour
  • 1/2 cup white rice flour
  • 1/2 cup sweet rice flour
  • 1/2 cup tapioca flour
  • 1/2 cup amaranth flour
  • 1/2 cup quinoa flour

Instructions

  1. Sift each ingredient into a large mixing bowl.
  2. Thoroughly mix all ingredients with a large whisk.
  3. Store mix in a large container, in the refrigerator or a cool dark location.
  4. Label the container Gluten Free All Purpose Flour Mix

Notes

When you are putting the mix together, make sure that you are working in an area free of all gluten.

Ingredients: Flour
Meal Type: Seasonings and Mixes, Gluten Free
Categories: DIY

Comments & Reviews

  • Helen in meridian

    Do you use your regular Vitamix container or did you buy the extra one for grains? Do you grind the sorghum, amaranth, and sweet rice into flour or do you buy it? Where locally can we get these ingredients in bulk at a reasonable price? Going to try going more gluten free and wondered if WINCO has these ingredients in bulk, or where to get them. Thanks you.

    • Michelle

      Winco does have a lot of them in bulk but not all of them. The rest Bobs Red Mill makes.

    • Renée

      Helen, I have purchased products at Fred Meyer, Winco, Whole Foods and Boise Co-op. Another good source for buying in larger quantity is Honeyville Grain and they charge a standard shipping fee. I collect a large order with family and friends and we all share the shipping.

      I just use my regular Vitamix jar and blade. If I was making lots of bread day to day it would be worth the investment to buy the dry blade and jar. I make the 8 cup recipe about once a months to make treats and gluten free foods for these 2 members of my family.

      Thanks for your good questions!

      • Renée

        Here’s another option for those in the Boise area, my DIL says she buys large bags of gluten free flour more reasonably priced at Cash and Carry. She likes it real well for making bread in her bread machine.

  • Barbara Wixom

    Am I overseeing additional recipes or do you just substituted this for regular flour?

    • Renée

      I use this in place of all-purpose flour Barbara. I have had good success with it, especially for making white sauce, pizza dough, and cookies.

  • Cathy

    Love this Renee! Thank you!!

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