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How to Make Cake Flour


How to Make Cake Flour
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What do you do when a recipe calls for cake flour and you only have all-purpose flour? You follow these simple directions showing how to make cake flour.

This recipe will replace one cup of cake flour.

Have the opposite problem? Have Cake Flour, but no All-Purpose Flour? You'll need 1 cup, plus 2 tablespoons of Cake Flour to replace 1 cup of All-Purpose Flour in a recipe.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes


  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • less than 1 cup all-purpose flour


In a dry measuring cup, place 2 level tablespoons of cornstarch. Fill the rest of the cup with all-purpose flour using the proper method of measuring flour. Once the "cake flour" is added to the dry ingredients, be sure to mix well with a wire whisk.
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