Distinguish common types of baking flour you should know

Wheat flour is a type of flour that is quite familiar to those who are passionate about baking. So do you really understand the powders or not? Join Dien May XANH to immediately refer to the tips or distinguish common types of flour!


Common types of flour

Flour No. 8

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This is a common and popular powder. This powder contains low protein about 8-9%, the powder has a light white color and is very smooth to the touch . Flour is often used to make soft cakes such as cupcakes.

Flour No. 11 (All Purpose Flour)

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This flour has a high protein content of about 11.5-13% and is used to make tougher cakes such as breads, cakes or cakes. The high amount of protein in the dough will combine well with the yeast to create the chewiness of the finished cake.

Cake flour

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Cake flour is made from finely milled soft wheat, has a high starch content and a very low protein content of about 7 – 8.5% . To the naked eye, the powder is always fine and has tiny particles .

When used, people often bleach the powder to help the powder molecules bond with the liquid better. This is also the characteristic that cake flour is often used to make soft, spongy cakes.

Self – Rising Flour

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Also known as bread flour or western flour. Self-Rising Flour usually consists of flour, baking powder and powdered salt. Therefore, when using baking powder, people usually do not add salt .

People often use this flour to make bread or cookies . As for cakes that need to be mixed with flour, people usually do not use Self – Rising Flour flour.

Pastry Flour

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This is a flour with a protein content of about 9 – 11% but still higher than cake flour. The dough is usually creamy white , suitable for making the shells of cakes and cookies.

Whole Wheat Flour

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This is a flour made from finely ground wheat , also known as whole wheat flour, and contains Protein content about 13 – 16%

Bran Flour

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This is a flour made from the membrane shell of the wheat grain (bran layer). Bran means bran, this ingredient is used to make healthy whole grain flours and breads .

Rye Flour

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Flour has "sub" types such as light rye, medium rye, dark rye, whole rye flour, rye meal, rye blend.

Made with rye grains and used to make typical European rye breads .

Oat Flour

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This is an oat-based product and these flours are commonly used as rolled oats or oat bran .

Buckwheat Flour

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Flour is also known as buckwheat flour and is often used to make or . (The famous Japanese soba noodles are made from buckwheat flour.) In Vietnam , buckwheat seeds are also known as buckwheat seeds .

Durum Flour

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This powder is made from the seeds of durum or Semolina . This flour is used to make spaghetti and dry pasta. This flour is used to make specialty Italian breads .

Simple cakes that are easy to make

How to make simple cookies at home

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Materials and tools

  • 150 grams of flour Pastry Flour
  • 50 grams of sugar
  • 100 grams of margarine
  • 15 ml of fresh milk
  • 1 egg yolk
  • Favorite nuts, dried fruit jam
  • Tools : forks…

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How to make simple cookies at home

Cookies were born again in the Netherlands – the land of windmills. The name “Koekje” means a small, round cake.

Cookies only became widely known in the US when Ruth Graves Wakefield, owner of Toll Housebawst , first made them with chocolate chips.

Cake really became famous after Betty Crocker 's advertisement on her radio show. Currently, this type of chocolate chip cookie is still more popular than other types of cookies.

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How to make basic sponge cake at home

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Materials and tools

  • 4 eggs
  • 120g #8 flour (you can substitute with 60g all-purpose flour and 60g cornstarch)
  • 80g granulated sugar or normal sugar
  • 60 ml of fresh milk
  • 40 grams of cooking oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar (Can be substituted with lemon juice)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Tools : mold, bowl, …

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How to make basic sponge cake at home

Cakes are quite popular until now and are loved by many people .

Cake is not only a delicious and fatty food but also widely used in birthday parties or weddings.

Cakes usually consist of three basic ingredients : eggs + flour + sugar . However, over time, cakes have been developed into many different types with many different recipes and ways of making.

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How to make Doraemon cake

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Materials and tools

  • 160g all-purpose flour
  • 170 grams of sugar
  • 30 ml honey
  • 4 grams of baking powder
  • 100 grams of red beans
  • 4 chicken eggs
  • 15 ml of water
  • Tools : , , …

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How to make Doraemon cake

Dorayaki cake is a traditional cake and a favorite food of an extremely popular Japanese manga character – Doraemon . Because of this, the cake is also known as Doraemon donut .

The cake is shaped almost like a dumpling . The crust is made from dough and has a round, flat shape . The cake is usually brushed with honey in the middle or used pureed red beans as the filling.

Currently, with the popularity of cakes, people use many different types of fillings such as: chocolate, black beans, strawberry …

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Hopefully this article will provide you with useful information about some types of dough and help you make simple cakes at home. GREEN ELECTRICAL wishes you success!

*Refer to photos and recipe from: sweetdays.com