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Jan 9, 2011 12:22 PM

brown rice flour...

On a whim I bought a bag of brown rice flour. Other than using it for "flouring" meat for pan frying and thickening sauces, what else can I do with it? I was wondering if anyone has used it for desserts as well. Maybe asian style, instead of white rice flour?

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  1. You can certainly bake with it, but you'll need to do it gluten-free style (add gums or other binders, think about letting the flours hydrate in the dough before baking, etc) if you use it in any real quantity, Maybe pick a recipe where the different texture is desirable, like maybe shortbread. I'm sure you could sneak a couple tablespoons into all kinds of things - pancakes, cookies, etc. I use it in my gluten free baking all the time - but usually in combination with sorghum, millet, teff, etc, and various starches. Have fun with it! If you need ideas, check out gluten free baking recipes. It's really common there and can usually be subbed for white rice flour.