Is patent / all purpose flour the same as plain flour?

Answer All purpose flour can be substituted for plain flour in a cake recipe with acceptable results, but it is not the same as plain flour. All purpose flour is a combination of high protein bread flou... Read More »

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Is bread flour the same as all-purpose flour?

Bread flour differs from regular flour in that it contains added protein to facilitate the rising and baking of yeast breads. Bread flour also contains a small amount of malted barley, which aids t... Read More »

How to Use All Purpose Unbleached White Flour Instead of Wheat Flour?

The difference between all-purpose bleached flour and wheat flour is in the milling process. Millers will grind out the germ (internal aspect of the wheat seed) and the outer shell called bran. The... Read More »

Can you substitute all-purpose flour with pastry flour?

On One Hand: For Quickbreads and CakesPastry flour is a perfect substitute for all-purpose flour if you are baking softer, less glutenous things like cupcakes, cakes, pastries, brownies or cookies.... Read More »

Does rice flour act the same as AP flour when thickening?

According to Colorado State University Extension, either rice starch or waxy rice flour can be used instead of all-purpose wheat flour for thickening. Use one tablespoon of rice flour for every tab... Read More »