All-Purpose Gluten-Free Flour Substitute Recipe

Photograph used with permission from Gluten-Free Flour Power

What if you had a gluten-free flour that worked in any recipe as a gram-for-gram substitute for all-purpose flour? That was the question we asked ourselves when we developed this blend. "IiF" stand for Ideas in Food, our blog, where we published the very first version of this recipe. Alex came up with it for fun after reading the ingredient list on Cup4Cup flour (developed by Lena Kwak and chef Thomas Keller), and it worked beautifully. It's gone through a few changes since the original, hence the 3.0, but it remains the easiest gluten-free blend to work with. It mimics all-purpose flour in recipes, so you can use it as a gram-for-gram substitute anywhere.

Reprinted with permission from Gluten-Free Flour Power

Recipe Details

All-Purpose Gluten-Free Flour Substitute Recipe

Active 5 mins
Total 5 mins
Serves 15 to 20 servings
Makes 15 1/2 cups


  • 700g cornstarch

  • 500g tapioca starch

  • 300g white rice flour

  • 200g brown rice flour

  • 200g nonfat milk powder

  • 100g potato flour

  • 20g xanthan gum


  1. Whisk together all the ingredients in a bowl. Store in airtight container at room temperature for up to 6 months.

Special equipment

digital gram scale

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Nutrition Facts (per serving)
326 Calories
0g Fat
76g Carbs
3g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 15 to 20
Amount per serving
Calories 326
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 12mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 76g 28%
Dietary Fiber 2g 5%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 25mg 2%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 110mg 2%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)