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Homemade Cake Flour Recipe

Prep Time
10 mins
Total Time
10 mins
Learn to make homemade cake flour. It's very easy and cheaper than buying at stores. You only need 2 ingredients: all purpose flour and cornstarch!
Servings: 1 cup
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Calories: 515 kcal
Author: CakeWhiz


  • 1 cup All-purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp Cornstarch


  1. Measure out 1 cup of all purpose flour.
  2. Remove 2 tablespoons of all-purpose flour from your cup and dump it back into your flour bag.
  3. Now, add 2 tablespoons of cornstarch into your cup of all purpose flour.
  4. Sift once.
  5. Sift twice.
  6. Sift thrice.
  7. Sift again.
  8. And sift one last time!

Recipe Notes

  • DON'T skip the sifting! 
  • Store this in a sealed container away from humidity at room temperature. 
  • Recipe can easily be doubled or tripled. 
Nutrition Facts
Homemade Cake Flour Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 515 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Sodium 3mg0%
Potassium 133mg4%
Carbohydrates 109g36%
Fiber 3g12%
Protein 12g24%
Calcium 19mg2%
Iron 5.8mg32%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.