Confused about which flour you should use for baking cookies, cakes and/or bread? Then you may want to read this.
Which flour should I use?
Can standard flour be used for bread and cookies? And what is the difference between high grade flour and standard flour?
We’re about to find out.
My sister who is an experienced baker told me the other day that she uses high grade flour for all of her baking.
“It’s ‘high grade’ so I figure it must be good!”
That’s a perfectly good assumption as there is no other explanation for it on the packet. But unfortunately ‘good quality’ is not what it is referring to.
We don’t have that many different types of flour in New Zealand compared to some other countries (e.g. like these ones in the Czech Republic), but as my sister’s example above and most likely many others have found, NZ flours can be confusing! Which flour should we be using when baking? Continue reading “Which Flour Should I use?”