Share: Self-rising flour-1/2 cup As a substitute for self-rising flour, place 3/4 teaspoon baking powder and 1/4 teaspoon salt in a 1/2 cup measuring cup. Add all-purpose flour to measure 1/2 cup. Featured Recipes Jalapeno Hush Puppies Whenever we have a neighborhood fish fry, these hush puppies are part of the menu. They're crisp and golden with just a mild pepper flavor.—Mary K. Dixson, Decatur, Alabama Squash Puffs Getting our son and daughter to eat squash was out of the question until a friend suggested I try this recipe. These puffs are similar to hush puppies, which my kids love. Now they love these!—Constance Ellenburg, Southhave, Mississippi Related Tips Soft Bread Crumbs To make soft bread crumbs, tear bread into pieces and place in a food processor or blender.… Butter Sprinkles This recipe was tested with Molly McButter. Look for it in the spice aisle. Root Beer Concentrate This recipe was tested with McCormick root beer concentrate.