How much does 1 cup of flour weigh?
1 cup flour is 137 grams.
What type of wheat is used for the all-purpose white flour?
It is made from 100% hard red wheat and it has 9-1/2 to 10-1/2 % protein. Different crop years can vary in protein.
How do I use this product?
You can use this just like any other all-purpose flour. If making yeast breads, vital wheat gluten may be added for better performance , one teaspoon per cup of flour.
Is this whole grain flour?
No, the bran and germ are sifted off, so it is not whole grain.
Is this stone ground flour?
Can I use this in a bread machine?
How do I add this to a bread machine?
It’s best to follow a recipe or a manual provided by your bread machine manufacturer. As a rule, use no more than 3-1/2 total cups of flour. (You may use only All Purpose Flour if you want)
Add liquids first, then add dry ingredients, next add the fat, then add the yeast last.
How do I make this self-rising?
Per 1 cup of flour, add 1-1/2 tsp. baking powder and 1/2 tsp. salt.
If I store my flour in the freezer, what do I do before using it in a recipe?
It is best to bring all ingredients to room temperature before use, unless
otherwise specified in the recipe.
Why do ingredients need to be room temperature?
Because cold ingredients may adversely affect the recipe performance. Yeast in particular is sensitive to warmth or cold. Butter and other solid fats are another set of ingredients that are affected by temperature and can affect the way a dough or batter can be blended. It may also change the way a recipe bakes if it starts off at a lower temperature.
How can we label this flour as Unbleached and Unenriched? Doesn’t all flour need to be enriched?
It is not labeled as bread flour. Only bread flour has to be enriched. Many of our customers who are on some restricted diets (particularly vitamins and minerals, such as iron) appreciate having an option that is not enriched.