2nd October 2019


What is the main function of flour?

Flour provides the structure in baked goods. Wheat flour contains proteins that interact with each other when mixed with water, forming gluten. It is this elastic gluten framework which stretches to contain the expanding leavening gases during rising. The protein content of a flour affects the strength of a dough.

What are the different types of flour and their uses?

15 Different Types of Flour and Their Properties
  • #1. All-Purpose Flour. Of the various wheat-based baking flours, all-purpose flour has a moderate amount of protein.
  • #2. Cake Flour.
  • #3. White Bread Flour.
  • #4. Whole Wheat Flour.
  • #5. Amaranth Flour.
  • #6. Barley Flour.
  • #7. Buckwheat Flour.
  • #8. White Rice Flour.

What is the use of all purpose flour?

All-purpose flour, also known as refined flour or simply flour, is made from wheat grains after removing the brown covering. It is then milled, refined and bleached. It is very common in Indian cuisine specially for various many Indian breads. It is commonly used in baking cakes, pies and other desserts.
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