For the most part, rice flour can be a substitute for white flour with a ratio of 7/8 cup of rice flour for every 1 cup of white flour according to the Cooking Inn. However, more baking soda may be required when cooking with rice flour, as it does not contain the same amount of yeast as white flour.
Rice flour is an excellent option for gluten-free baking, as it is milled from polished white rice. Rice flour is quite bland making it an ideal choice for baking, as it does not impart any flavors. It also works well with other types of flour, and possesses numerous health benefits and an abundance of proteins, fiber and essential vitamins and minerals like vitamin E and niacin.