Browned Flour

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by PalatablePastime

From Southern Living. Creates a rich base for gravies and sauces.

Top Review by Montana Heart Song

This is so easy! It is perfect to take a tblsp. or two, add butter or bacon grease for a rue
or beautiful light colored cream gravy or better yet, no waiting to brown flour to make red eye gravy.
I put in an air tight container in the refrigerator.


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Spread flour in a 12-inch cast iron skillet and bake for 20-25 minutes, stirring every 7 minutes, until flour becomes a light nutty brown color, like pecan shells.
  3. Remove flour from hot skillet and allow to cool; store refrigerated in an airtight container for up to 8 weeks.
  4. Drink the water if you get thirsty (recipe needed 2 ingredients to post).

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