Recipes that use self-rising flour include recipes for biscuits, pancakes, muffins, breads and cakes. Self-rising flour is essentially a mixture of all-purpose flour and baking powder, making it a convenient two-in-one ingredient for a variety of recipes.
Make self-rising biscuits according to the recipe on BettyCrocker.com by cutting 1/4 cup shortening into 2 cups self-rising flour to create crumbs, then stirring in 3/4 cup milk to form a soft dough. Knead the dough, and roll it out to a 1/2-inch height. Cut out 2-inch rounds, arrange them on a greased cookie sheet, then bake them at 450 degrees Fahrenheit for 10 to 12 minutes until the biscuits take on a golden hue.
Recipes for self-rising pancakes and muffins are available on KingArthurFlour.com. The pancake recipe mixes egg, butter milk and oil with self-rising flour, sugar and baking soda for light and fluffy results. The quick and easy self-rising blueberry muffin recipe combines self-rising flour, sugar, milk, eggs and oil with the flavor of vanilla and blueberries.
The recipe for coconut bread on Epicurious.com calls for sweetened flaked coconut, self-rising flour, butter, sugar and eggs. Elsewhere on the website, a recipe for spiced nectarine cake involves using slices of nectarines and a sprinkling of cinnamon and sugar atop a batter of butter, sugar, lemon juice and zest, eggs and self-rising flour.