What is bread flour?

Answer According to dietitian Nancy Jones with the North Carolina Cooperative Extension, the way in which wheat grains are milled and the kinds of grains used produce flours that are ideally suited to a ... 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 »

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 »

Is bread flour a self-rising flour?

Bread flour is not a self-rising flour. It does not contain baking powder. It is made from hard wheat and has a higher protein content than other kinds of flour. Gluten provides structure and textu... Read More »

Can you substitute all-purpose flour for bread flour?

Bread flour is high in gluten, and provides the necessary chewy texture that is present in bread products. All-purpose flour is lower in both gluten and protein than bread flour. Although all-purpo... Read More »