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Cake Flour

Definition: Cake Flour


Cake Flour

Sometimes known as pastry flour, this high-starch, soft wheat flour has a fine texture. It makes baked goods like cakes more tender than regular flour because it has the least amount of gluten. Bleached cake flour has a bright white color.

The best substitute for cake flour is to use 7/8 cup all-purpose flour plus 2 tablespoons cornstarch to make 1 cup of cake flour.

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kiwitwist kiwitwist 8 years
awesome. I have found quite a few substitutions and never knew which one was right. Thanks!
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