What does sift flour mean?

Answer Sifting flour refers to an important step in many baking recipes. Flour gets compacted in the process of packaging, shipping and sitting on store shelves. You can aerate and remove lumps from your ... Read More »

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How to Sift Flour?

Sifting flour.Sifting flour is an old-fashioned technique rarely used in modern baking as today's flour is pre-sifted. Here are three methods of sifting:

How to Sift Flour Without a Sifter?

Many recipes call for sifted flour, but what if you don't have a flour sifter around? Sifting serves multiple purposes (aerating the flour particles so they absorb liquid more evenly, standardizing... 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 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 »