Taste difference between types of flour

Is there a difference in taste in the final product between self rising flour and all purpose flour? Recipe calls for flour. I used all purpose flour. Mother in law makes same thing with self rising. Husband thinks they taste different. I think they taste the same.

  • Posted by: Erica
  • December 30, 2016
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foofaraw December 31, 2016
Self rising flour has (lower protein) AP flour as base and has additional baking powder and a bit of salt. So just using AP flour to replace self rising flour should result in less expansion and less salty goods.
To substitute: http://allrecipes.com/recipe/149310/self-rising-flour/ ; http://www.kingarthurflour.com/recipes/homemade-self-rising-flour-recipe ; http://bakingbites.com/2007/08/what-is-self-rising-flour/
 
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