6th December 2019

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What can I use as a substitute for flour?

For 1 cup sifted all purpose white flour, substitute:
  • 1/4 cup soy flour plus 3/4 cup white flour.
  • 1/3 cup wheat germ plus 2/3 cup white flour.
  • 1/3 cup whole wheat flour plus 2/3 cup white flour.
  • 3/4 cup coarse cornmeal.
  • 3/4 cup rice flour.
  • 1 cup rolled oats.
  • 1.5 cups oat flour.

Furthermore, how do I thicken gravy without flour?

As with using cornstarch or flour to thicken gravy, make a slurry with your arrowroot powder by mixing 2 to 3 tablespoons with an equal amount of water. Add to 1 cup hot liquid with a whisk or wooden spoon, stirring until incorporated and the gravy thickens.

What can I use as a thickener instead of flour?

Unlike flour, cornstarch has no real flavor to mask, results in a shiny, glossy sauce and it has twice the thickening power of flour–so use 1 tablespoon of cornstarch for every 2 tablespoons of flour your recipe calls for.

What kind of flour to thicken gravy?

The easiest way to thicken a sauce with plain flour is to make a flour slurry. Simply mix equal parts of flour and cold water in a cup and when smooth, stir in to the sauce. Bring the contents to a simmer for 5 minutes to cook away the raw flour taste.
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