Sweet White Rice Flour is milled from a special variety of rice, often known as "sticky rice". It is an excellent ingredient for baking gluten free muffins, breads, pastries and cakes. It is also a fantastic thickener for soups, sauces and gravies. Sweet white rice flour is naturally gluten-free, rich in carbohydrates and low in fat.
Sweet White Rice Flour is much higher in starch than regular white rice flour. It is used more like a starch in baking, adding moisture to baked goods. It is not sweet, despite its name. This flour is quickly gaining popularity in gluten free baking.