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Can I use self-rising flour in yeast bread recipes?

Can I use self-rising flour in bread recipes that call for yeast...and if so how do I replace?


I would not recommend using self-rising flour for making yeast breads unless it was actually called for. Every cup of self-rising flour contains the equivalent of 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder and 1/2 teaspoon salt.

If you do not use all-purpose flour as often as self-rising, then store it in the freezer to maintain its freshness (plus prevent a possible bug infestation).

You might also consider using bread flour when making yeast breads because it has more gluten strength, a plus for breadmaking.

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