12 Easy Flour-Based Recipes To Try

A bag of flour is a staple in every pantry. 

So why not put it to work and make some easy and tasty dishes with it? 

If you’re out of ideas, don’t worry. 

This article is here to show you 12 different meals you can make with flour. 

Let’s dive in!

Rosemary Garlic Focaccia Bread

Focaccia is a great starting point for anyone that’s new to baking. It’s no exaggeration to say it requires absolutely zero skill, so there’s no way you can mess it up. You just need a couple of ingredients to make this simple recipe. Here’s a step-by-step explanation.

Tortillas

Once you learn to make tortillas at home, rest assured you’ll never buy them in the store again. Homemade tortillas are chewy, soft, and perfect for wrapping. The dough is quick and easy to make even without a mixer.  Here’s how to make tortillas from scratch.

Sugar Cookies

Soft and chewy sugar cookies are the perfect snack for late-night TV watching. They’re made with three ingredients you surely have in your kitchen – butter, granulated sugar, and flour. If you want to be extra, you can also add some sprinkles on top. Get the recipe here.

Muffins

muffins

Who doesn’t love muffins? Especially homemade ones that are soft and buttery. You can eat them plain or add chocolate chips, fruits, or nuts to spice up your muffin game. The basic recipe requires some of the most common pantry ingredients. Here’s how to make them.

Drop Dumplings For Soups And Stews

Drop dumplings bring every soup or stew to another level. And while homemade dumplings might seem like too much work, they’re actually pretty easy to make. The only things you need are flour, milk, baking powder, and salt. Get the recipe here.

Flatbread

No leaving agents? No problem. As long as you have flour, water, oil, and salt at home, you can make the ever-popular flatbread. No yeast also means no wait time, as you only need a few minutes to cook in a stovetop skillet. Here’s how to make it from scratch.

Crescent Rolls

You can’t go wrong with homemade crescent rolls for parties and family gatherings. The only possible downside is that your guests won’t get enough of them. But they’re so soft and delicious, who can blame them? Here’s the secret to perfect crescent rolls.

Pancakes

If you can’t imagine a weekend brunch without pancakes, you’re not alone. But instead of eating how, why don’t you make your own pancakes at home? You just need a bowl, a few pantry ingredients, and about half an hour of your time. The final result is well worth it. Get the recipe here. 

Potato Gnocchi

Ever tried homemade gnocchi? No? Boy, you’ve been missing out. They’re so tender and fluffy as if you’re chewing potato clouds. What’s more, the making process is super simple and rather satisfying. You’ll never go back to store-bought gnocchi again. Here’s how to make this meal.  

Pizza Margherita

No flour-based recipe list is complete without pizza. This all-time favorite dish is easy to make at home, with just a few ingredients from your pantry. You can get fancy with toppings, but the beauty is in simplicity. Get the Margherita recipe here. 

Yorkshire Puddings

It’s hard to imagine a Sunday roast without Yorkshire puddings. This yummy dish plays an important role in soaking up all that gravy. And since it’s so quick and easy to make, there’s no reason to get store-bought puddings. Get the step-by-step instructions here. 

1-2-3-4 Cake

Who says you need tons of fancy ingredients to make a cake? The classic 1-2-3-4 cake recipe requires only a few simple things you already have in the kitchen. Just mix the ingredients and let them bake for a while, and there you have it – a homemade cake that tastes like heaven. Here’s how to make it.

To Sum Things Up

As you can see, there are tons of meals you can make with a bag of flour. 

Whether you’re looking for sweet or savory, main course, or dessert, this list has got you covered. 

So which one will you try first?

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I’m not a pro chef by any means, but years of tinkering inside the kitchen have taught me a thing or two about preparing delicious, healthy food. So whether you’re interested in how to properly store food, figuring out side dishes for your main course, or even learning how to use a knife properly – I've got you covered.