Cake Flour Substitute Recipe

You can easily make a cake flour substitute at home! All that you need is just two ingredients: all-purpose flour and cornstarch. I make multiple batches of this recipe and store it in an airtight container in the pantry. 
Course Pantry Staple
Cuisine American
Keyword flour
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 64kcal
Author Jillian - a Food, Folks and Fun original!


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 Tablespoons cornstarch


  • Set a fine mesh sifter over a medium bowl. Measure out 1 cup of flour and remove 2 Tablespoons of the flour.
  • Place the flour in the sifter and add 2 Tablespoons of cornstarch.
  • Sift and voilа, you have 1 cup of cake flour ready for your recipe!


Calories: 64kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 1g | Potassium: 16mg | Calcium: 2mg | Iron: 0.7mg