Bake Like a Pro with This Easy Gluten-Free Flour Recipe

Welcome to my recipe blog! As a nutritionist and food blogger, I am always in search of healthy, organic, gluten-free and dairy-free recipes that are both nutritious and delicious. Today, I’m excited to share with you my latest creation – an infallible gluten-free baking flour blend that is sure to become your new go-to for all your baking needs.

Traditional all-purpose flour may be a pantry staple in most households, but those who are gluten intolerant or have celiac disease are often left feeling limited in their options. That’s why I’ve created this simple flour blend that you can easily make at home using just a few ingredients.

This gluten-free flour blend is versatile and can be used in various baking recipes like cakes, bread, cookies and more. It is made using a combination of brown rice flour, sorghum flour, tapioca starch, arrowroot starch and xanthan gum or guar gum. Not only does it provide the perfect texture for baked goods, but it also adds a depth of flavor that regular flour simply cannot match.

Whether you have a sensitivity to gluten, you’re following a clean eating diet or just looking for healthier options when it comes to your baked goods – this recipe has got you covered. So, let’s dive in and see how easy it is to create your own gluten-free baking flour blend right at home!

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

Nutritious and Infallible Gluten Free Baking Flour
Nutritious and Infallible Gluten Free Baking Flour

Are you tired of trying to cater to everyone’s dietary needs when baking? Look no further, because this gluten-free flour blend recipe is perfect for anyone and everyone!

Not only is it simple and easy to make, but it is also packed with nutritious ingredients such as sorghum flour, buckwheat flour, arrowroot, and tapioca starch. This combination provides a well-rounded, wholesome taste that regular all-purpose flour can’t compete with.

Not to mention, this blend eliminates the need to use multiple free flours in your baking. With just a few key ingredients, you can easily swap out regular flour for gluten-free flour without sacrificing the delicious taste and texture of your baked goods.

Plus, this recipe is versatile and can be used in almost any baked good from cake recipes to bread machines. You won’t need to buy multiple flours when you have this all-in-one gluten-free flour recipe on hand.

Whether you’re catering to a gluten-free lifestyle or just looking for a healthier alternative to regular flour, this gluten-free baking flour blend is sure to exceed your expectations.

Ingredient List

 Delicious gluten-free baking flour for healthy treats!
Delicious gluten-free baking flour for healthy treats!

Let’s take a look at the ingredient list for this nutritious and infallible gluten-free baking flour recipe. It may seem like a lot of ingredients at first, but trust me, they’re all necessary for achieving the perfect texture and flavor. Don’t worry too much about purchasing large amounts of each ingredient, as most can be stored in your pantry for several months. Plus, this recipe produces a large batch of flour blend that you can use for multiple recipes.

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • 2 cups Brown Rice Flour
  • 1 cup Sorghum Flour
  • 1 cup Buckwheat Flour
  • 3/4 cup Potato Starch
  • 1/2 cup Tapioca Starch
  • 1/4 cup Arrowroot Powder
  • 3 tablespoons Xanthan Gum or Guar Gum (can be substituted depending on preference)

This flour blend uses a combination of various gluten-free flours to create an all-purpose flour mixture that mimics regular flour. Using different flours also adds nutrition to your baking projects. Brown rice flour is an excellent source of fiber while sorghum flour contains antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties. Buckwheat flour is a great source of plant-based protein, and potato starch helps improve the texture of baked goods. Finally, adding xanthan gum or guar gum helps create the elasticity needed for gluten-free baked goods to rise correctly.

The Recipe How-To

 This gluten-free baking flour is perfect for any recipe!
This gluten-free baking flour is perfect for any recipe!

Now, the time has come to dive into the cooking process. Assembling all of our ingredients, it’s time to put them into action and create something truly delicious!

Step 1: Gather All Ingredients

Before we can get started on mixing together our flour blend, it’s important to have all of our high-quality ingredients ready-to-go. For this recipe, you will need 2 cups of brown rice flour, 3 ounces of tapioca starch, 1 ounce of arrowroot, 1 ounce of sorghum flour, and 1/2 teaspoon each of xanthan gum and guar gum.

Step 2: Measure and Mix

Once all of our ingredients are gathered, it’s time to mix them together! In a large mixing bowl, carefully combine the brown rice flour, tapioca starch, arrowroot, sorghum flour, xanthan gum and guar gum. Ensure each ingredient is mixed evenly by using a whisk to stir the mixture together for about two minutes.

Step 3: Store and Save for Later

After mixing everything together evenly, we can now store our gluten-free baking flour in an airtight container or ziplock bag until later use. You should have approximately six ounces of flour from this recipe.

Now that we’ve created a delicious gluten-free purpose flour blend, your baking options are endless! Use this to create delicious breads, cakes, muffins and any other treats you might be craving. Don’t forget to share with those you love!

Substitutions and Variations

 Who said gluten-free couldn't be delicious?
Who said gluten-free couldn’t be delicious?

One of the best things about this gluten-free baking flour recipe is that it is highly versatile, which means you can easily make substitutions and variations based on your preferences or dietary needs. In this section, I’ll walk you through some of the most common substitutions and variations that you can use with this recipe.

Firstly, let’s talk about the flour blend. For this recipe, I use a combination of brown rice flour, sorghum flour, tapioca starch, and arrowroot. If you don’t have these on hand, you can also use other gluten-free flours like buckwheat flour or oat flour in place of sorghum flour. You can also substitute cornstarch for arrowroot.

If you’re looking to cut carbs or want a grain-free option, try using nut flours like almond flour or coconut flour in place of the brown rice flour. However, keep in mind that these flours will change the taste and texture of the final product.

Another common substitution is xanthan gum or guar gum. These two ingredients are added to give structure and elasticity to baked goods in gluten-free recipes. However, if you have an allergy to corn or soy, both of which are often used in commercially available xanthan gum and guar gum brands respectively, you may want to try using psyllium husk powder instead.

Additionally, you can make variations by adding ingredients that complement your dish. For example, adding cocoa powder and chocolate chips makes a delicious chocolate cake recipe while including cinnamon and apple pieces transforms it into a spiced apple loaf treat.

Lastly, I recommend experimenting with this recipe by using different ratios of flours for different pastries like pies or scones besides cakes and bread products. As long as you stick to a gluten-free purpose flour blend equivalent, the result would be delightful!

In summary, there are plenty of substitutions and variations that you can try with this gluten-free baking flour recipe. With its flexible nature, it sure results in some unique treats that fit all your dietary needs!

Serving and Pairing

 Say goodbye to gluten and hello to taste with this flour!
Say goodbye to gluten and hello to taste with this flour!

Now that you’ve created a delightful gluten-free baking flour blend, it’s time to put it to good use! This versatile flour blend is perfect for all sorts of baked goods, from cakes and cookies to bread and pies. Its exceptional qualities ensure that your gluten-free creations have the same texture and depth of flavor as their gluten-packed counterparts.

One of the best things about this recipe is that it pairs perfectly with a wide range of ingredients. You can use it to create sweet treats, such as chocolate chip cookies or blueberry muffins, or savory delights, like gluten-free pizza dough or a loaf of crusty homemade bread.

If you’ve got a sweet tooth, there are plenty of options for serving this flour blend. I love using it in my favorite cake recipe, which is always a hit with my friends and family. The flour blend gives the cake a delicious depth of flavor that perfectly complements the sweetness of the frosting. Additionally, you can add some fresh fruit toppings like strawberries or raspberries for an extra pop of flavor.

For a savory dish, try using this flour blend to make homemade pizza dough. The resulting crust has a lovely crispiness on the outside while being soft and fluffy on the inside. Top it with fresh vegetables, meats or cheese, and bake it to perfection in the oven for an incredible dining experience.

No matter how you decide to serve up this fantastic gluten-free baking flour recipe, you’ll be sure to impress your guests with its unparalleled taste and texture. Enjoy it at home on your next rainy day or take some into work for your colleagues – they’ll love it!

Make-Ahead, Storing and Reheating

 This flour will make your baked treats taste amazing!
This flour will make your baked treats taste amazing!

Now that you’ve whipped up a big batch of this nutritious and infallible gluten-free baking flour, you may be wondering how best to store it for future use. Don’t worry – I’ve got you covered. This flour blend can be stored in an airtight container at room temperature for up to six months. Just be sure to label the container clearly so you don’t accidentally mistake it for regular flour.

If you’re planning on making some gluten-free baked goods ahead of time, it’s a great idea to premix your dry ingredients, including this flour blend, and store them in the pantry until you’re ready to use them. This can save you a lot of time when you’re ready to start baking and also ensures that all your ingredients are well combined.

When it comes time to whip up that gluten-free cake recipe or bread machine loaf, feel free to use this flour blend just as you would use regular flour. You’ll likely need to use slightly more liquid in your recipe than you would with regular flour, so keep that in mind.

If you find yourself with leftover baked goods made with this flour blend, they can be stored the same way as regular baked goods – in an airtight container in the fridge or freezer depending on how long you plan on storing them. When reheating baked goods made with this flour blend, I recommend microwaving them for a few seconds or popping them in the oven at a low heat until they’re warmed through.

With these tips and tricks, there’s no limit to what delicious gluten-free treats you can whip up using this versatile flour blend. Happy baking!

Tips for Perfect Results

 The perfect solution for gluten-free baking!
The perfect solution for gluten-free baking!

When it comes to baking a gluten-free cake or bread, there are key tips to ensure perfection. As a nutritionist and food blogger, I have tested and tried countless flour blends and have found some techniques that guarantee optimum results. Here are some of the best tips for perfecting your gluten-free baking.

Firstly, always use measuring cups and spoons for accurate measurements. Unlike regular flour, gluten-free flours have varying weights and densities. Therefore, sticking to specific amounts can make the difference between a dense or fluffy cake.

Secondly, always use xanthan gum or guar gum in pastry recipes to improve their texture. Xanthan gum works as a thickening agent, and it gives the dough its stretchy quality when rolled or folded. Adding 1/2 teaspoon of xanthan gum per cup of flour will give you the perfect balance.

Thirdly, organize your ingredients before you begin mixing. Mixing is one of the essential stages in making any pastry recipe, and it is ideal to have all the ingredients at reach to prevent halts or mistakes.

Fourthly, let your dough rest before working with it. This waiting period is called hydration time; it allows the gums present in gluten-free flours to work their magic, making the dough more pliable and better textured.

Fifthly, bake at a lower temperature than usual; this will help cook the dough evenly without burning its exterior. Gluten-free flours tend to dry out quickly than regular flour; therefore, it’s safer to monitor temperature closely throughout its entirety.

Finally, invest in quality gluten-free flours for your recipes such as Bob’s Red Mill Gluten-Free Flour Blend that contains sorghum flour, tapioca flour, and potato starch among others. With this flour blend recipe, you won’t have to mix different types of flours or buy each separately repeatedly.

These tips will make your gluten-free baking perfect every time!


As a nutritionist and food blogger, I understand that cooking and baking can be daunting tasks, especially when it comes to using gluten-free flours. That’s why I have compiled a list of frequently asked questions for you to reference as you embark on making this nutritious and infallible gluten-free baking flour recipe. So without further ado, let’s dive into the FAQs!

Is there a trick to baking with gluten-free flour?

When preparing gluten-free baked goods, it’s important to use an alternative thickening agent since regular flour won’t work. Xanthan gum or guar gum are great substitutes, with at least 1 teaspoon needed for every cup of gluten-free flour mix. These gums are derived from a microorganism, Xanthomonas campestris, and serve as effective binding agents.

What gluten-free flours are best for baking?

Organic, gluten-free and dairy-free diets require specific ingredients to make delicious and healthy food. Some of these ingredients include almond flour, buckwheat flour, sorghum flour, amaranth flour, teff flour, arrowroot flour, brown rice flour, and oat flour. They are all naturally derived, free from gluten and dairy, and perfect for individuals who are looking to lead a healthier lifestyle. In this article, I will share my tips and recommendations for processing and cooking with these flours to create healthy and delicious recipes.

Can I just replace flour with gluten-free flour?

When it comes to baking, gluten plays a crucial role in determining the texture and structure of cakes and other baked goods. However, substituting regular flour with gluten-free flour may not always work out as planned. Instead, a combination of alternative flours may be required to achieve the desired outcome. It is important to note that different gluten-free flours have distinct functions and using a blend of these flours in a recipe may be necessary to replicate the same result as regular flour.

What is the ratio of flour to gluten-free flour?

One common query that I receive from my readers is how much gluten-free flour should be used in a recipe as a substitute for all-purpose flour. Luckily, most commercially available gluten-free all-purpose flour blends work in a ratio of 1:1 for all-purpose flour. Hence, if your recipe requires 2 cups of all-purpose flour, you can effortlessly substitute it with 2 cups of gluten-free flour.

Bottom Line

In conclusion, this nutritious and infallible gluten-free baking flour recipe offers a great alternative to traditional flour blends. With its use of xanthan gum, guar gum, arrowroot, and tapioca starch, it provides the perfect balance of texture and flavor for all your baking needs.

From cakes to bread loaves, this gluten-free flour blend has you covered, offering a versatile option for all your recipes. And with a shelf life of up to six months when stored properly, it’s perfect for those who love to bake but may not have the time to do so frequently.

So why not give this recipe a try? With its simple ingredient list and easy-to-follow instructions, you’ll be whipping up delicious gluten-free creations in no time. Say goodbye to traditional wheat-based flours and hello to a healthier, gluten-free version that is just as tasty and easy to work with.

Whether you’re new to the gluten-free lifestyle or just looking for a healthier alternative to traditional flour blends, this nutritious and infallible gluten-free baking flour recipe is sure to become a staple in your kitchen. So go ahead and give it a try today – you won’t regret it!

Nutritious and Infallible Gluten Free Baking Flour

Nutritious and Infallible Gluten Free Baking Flour Recipe

This is my personal all-purpose gluten-free flour. But it is not a "delicate" flour, it is more of a hearty whole-grain flour that has a flavour (unlike very neutral bleached flour). So it might be inappropriate in a vanilla birthday cake. Also, this recipe goes by weight and is also measured with a scale when used in recipes. I strongly recommend that you buy an electronic scale with a precision of 0.05 oz if your ever intend to become serious in GF baking. Substitution of wheat flour for gluten-free flour in any recipe is by weight. You use the exact same weight of GF as you would for wheat. Since the volume per weight of every flour is different, it is not possible to substitute easily based on volume. All-purpose wheat flour weighs 4 ounces for every imperial cup. Additional precisions on weight/volume conversions can ben easily found on Google by typing "Weight/volume conversion flour".
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Course Baking ingredient
Cuisine Gluten-free
Servings 2 pounds
Calories 1338.7 kcal


  • 6 ounces buckwheat flour
  • 6 ounces sorghum flour
  • 6 ounces millet flour
  • 6 ounces brown rice flour
  • 3 ounces tapioca starch
  • 3 ounces arrowroot
  • 2 ounces quinoa flour
  • 2 teaspoons guar gum
  • 1 teaspoon xanthan gum


  • Put all the ingredients in a big bowl and stir well. Then, put in an airtight container and shake it a little more, until you see absolutely no streaks. To ensure a perfect blending, you can empty the container back in the bowl, stir, put back in the container, shake, and repeat another time.

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Serving: 763gCalories: 1338.7kcalCarbohydrates: 289gProtein: 34.9gFat: 9.9gSaturated Fat: 1.8gSodium: 22.1mgFiber: 28.6gSugar: 4.8g
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