Wheat Flour Substitute

Posted by : Blanche Nonken

When baking for someone with a wheat allergy, the safest
replacement is:

6 cups rice flour
2 cups potato starch 
1 cup tapioca flour

Mix together and use, 1 for 1, as a replacement for all purpose
flour in cakes and breads.  Adding 1 tsp of xanthan gum powder
per cup of flour is a good idea to replace the gooeyness that the
gluten in wheat provides.

The different flours can be found at Korean markets, though if
all they have is *sweet* rice flour then you can usually find the
plain white rice flour at a health food store or an Indian food
market.

I've been going through this with my daughter Mariel.  Look a
book called "The Gluten-Free Gourmet" in your library.  I don't
recall the author, but I got some good bread recipes from it.
---
Blanche Nonken - www.bigfoot.com/~momblanche

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