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How much baking powder should be added to plain flour to make it self raising?

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One to one and a half teaspoons of baking powder and a pinc to one half teaspoon of salt to a cup (125 g) of flour.
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Can you use baking powder instead of self raising flour?

No way! Baking powder and self rising flour are completley different things. Also, if you add the baking powder instead of the flour, the cake may taste funny because flour is

If using self raising flour do you need baking powder?

No you don't, I thought this earlier on today, but if you have self-raising flour then you are fine. It just raises better with baking power added. Really you "must" use self-