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Self-raising whole wheat flour


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If I don't have self-raising whole wheat flour, and want to substitute it with plain whole wheat flour and baking powder, how much baking powder should I add? I know there are equivalents for normal white self-raising flour, but I'm not sure whether the amount of baking powder required for whole wheat flour is more.
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Depends - ww flour is always denser and not as airy, so you can add a litle more, but it still might not rise. So use the recipe for plain to self raising, but put it in the blender first or use whole wheat pastry flour.

To make one cup of self-rising flour:

  • 1 cup of all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons of baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
Sift together.

Note: Unless a recipe calls for self-rising flour and yeast specifically, do not use it in yeast dough recipes.


So can I use that recipe but with blended whole wheat flour instead of all-purpose flour? Will that work? 
Yes, it will work.  Let us know how it comes out for you.
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