Can I substitute wheat flour for white flour in baking?

Answer It depends - hard whole wheat flour has a high gluten content so is what should be used for bread-baking. The soft wheat flour is lower in gluten (and protein) - this one can be used in pastries, ... Read More »

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Can I substitute regular bread flour for white whole-wheat flour?

On One Hand: Substitute Equal Amounts of Bread FlourYou may use bread flour in a recipe that calls for white whole-wheat flour. Bread flour is the same as white whole-wheat flour, except the germ ... Read More »

My recipe calls for 2/3 cups of white flour and 2 1/5 cups of whole wheat flour. how much flour do i need in t?

What kind of recipe calls for 1/5 of a cup of flour? That's the wackiest thing I've ever seen, and I bake a lot!That being said, 1/5 of a cup is 3 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon. 2/3 of a cup is 10 ... Read More »

Can you substitute bread flour for whole wheat flour?

On One Hand: Possibly for BreadThe higher protein content of bread flour enables better formation of gluten, which gives bread its elastic quality. Using whole wheat flour, even though it is high-p... Read More »

Can you substitute rice flour for wheat flour?

Rice flour is a type of gluten-free flour made from ground-up rice and used as a baking substitute for wheat flour. Substituting rice flour for wheat flour can lead to differences in the consistenc... Read More »