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  • adj. Of flour, capable of rising without added leavening agent.


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  • Coulson's recipe, as recorded by Gary Rhodes who, in an audacious attempt at thickening the plot, bills it as "a good old English pudding which is made all over the country", uses chopped dates, softened in boiling water, and folded into creamed butter and sugar, along with eggs, self-raising flour, and vanilla essence.

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  • I didn't have any self-raising flour (and it's pricey to buy for one recipe) so I made my own, blending baking powder, salt, all-purpose and whole wheat flours with the spice blend and baking soda.

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  • I've found pinprick-size creatures in self-raising flour, cornflour and a bag of white sugar.

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  • Diane MorganIngredients12oz (340g) self-raising flour1lb sausage meatPinch of salt1 boiled egg3oz (85g) margarine1 or 2 sliced tomatoes3oz (85g) lard2 tbsp waterRub in the flour, salt, margarine and lard until a breadcrumb consistency has formed.

    Family life

  • Southern cook Paula Deen's recipe is the antithesis of the French masterchef's, creaming together butter and cheese then beating in self-raising flour and seasoning to create a rich dough, which requires piping on to the baking tray in 12cm long, 5cm wide strips.

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  • Put them into a mixing bowl with a whole egg, a little salt and pepper and 1 heaped tbsp of self-raising flour.

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  • Ingredients 1 3/4 cups self-raising flour 1 1/4 cups sugar 1/2 cup cocoa 4oz margarine 1 cup milk 2 eggs [...]

    2009 August « Barefoot in the Kitchen

  • AnonymousIngredients120g self-raising floura pinch of salt30g sugar1 egg1/4 pint milkButter for fryingCombine the flour, salt and sugar before adding the egg and beating in the milk to make a thick batter.

    Family life

  • We find a recipe for hazelnut bread and send my youngest daughter Emma out to get an egg from the chickens while we reduce the nuts to a creamy dust and mix them with self-raising flour; then we add salt, sugar and the egg, beaten in milk.

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  • Makes 12. 1 tsp oil100g streaky bacon, cut into 1cmpieces1 red onion, finely diced250g wholemeal self-raising flour2 tsp baking powder½ tsp bicarbonate of soda¼ tsp salt2 eggs80g unsalted butter, melted and cooled200ml buttermilk1 tbsp finely chopped chives (optional) 150g strong cheddar, grated

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