Rice Flour, Brown
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Brown Rice Flour From Barry Farm Foods


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Rice, brown

Brown rice flour contains the whole bran where 60% of the nutrients of rice is contained.  Brown rice is naturally gluten free and usually does not present an allergen problem.  Some brown rice flour is produced in mills that also produce glutinous grains.  So if you are extremely sensitive, be sure to look for the "Gluten free" version that is produced in mills that are dedicated to that purpose.  We carry both the 'Organic' and 'Gluten Free' flours for your convenience.

Brown rice flour is flour which has been ground from unhulled rice kernels, also known as brown rice. It can be used as a flour substitute in many dishes, especially in combination with other flours. Since brown rice flour is naturally gluten free, many gluten intolerant individuals use it for cooking projects. 

Brown rice flour can be used as a straight replacement in things like roux and other sauce thickeners, as well as dredges or breading for foods. It can be combined with other flours for baked goods like as bread, cookies, or pastries. 

Brown rice flour does not behave exactly like wheat, so cooks should be prepared to experiment with proportions and grain mixtures. It also lends a strong, nutty flavor to food which may not always be desired. If you are concerned about this, you can use regular rice flour, made from grains which have been hulled as they tend to have a  milder flavor.

One of the first cookies presented to children, the recipe below used brown rice flour to make these teething biscuit cookies.


1/2 c. butter 
1/2 c. brown rice flour
1/2 c. dextrose
3 T. arrowroot powder
6 eggs

Cream butter.  

Whisk eggs to a strong froth

Add eggs to butter and  then stir in flour a little at a time, beating well after each addition. 

Mix together the arrowroot and dextrose and add to other mixture.  Blend together well.

Drop by teaspoonful onto greased cookie sheet.

Bake at 300F for about 15 minutes.

Makes 3-4 dozen biscuits.

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1/4 cup 
Amount per serving
Calories from fat10
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1.1g2%
Saturated Fat 0.2g1%
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 3mg0%
Carbohydrate 30.2g
Dietary Fiber 1.8g7%
Protein 2.9g
Percent values are based on a 2,000 calorie per day diet. Your daily values may differ.
Additional Information
7% of calories from Fat
84.8% from Carbohydrates
8.1% from Protein