To make self-rising cornmeal, add cornmeal, salt and baking powder to a bowl and combine them. If a recipe calls for it, it can be purchased in the store, although it is not as prevalent as self-rising flour. It's also called self-rising cornmeal mix.Continue Reading
Self-rising cornmeal, much like self-rising flour, contains baking powder as a leavening agent. Baking powder is also simple to make as it is one part baking soda to two parts cream of tartar, sifted together thoroughly.
Self-rising cornmeal can be kept in time in the pantry, if made in a bigger batch, or can be made for each recipe that calls for it. This recipe makes four cups of self-rising cornmeal, enough to keep some for later. Sometimes, self-rising cornmeal mix also has wheat flour in it, which changes the texture, so cooks can replace some of the cornmeal in this recipe with flour to taste.
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This self-rising cornmeal can be used to make cornbread, corn pancakes or even cornbread cake.Learn more about Cooking