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Old 11-26-2006, 05:39 PM   #11
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How to tell the difference?

Hi everyone just joined today.

Have a question that I hope will be on track with this thread.

I have a container of "flour" that's all it says on the outside, is there anyway to tell what kind it is? e.g. Self-rising flour or general purpose flour. I'd like to know before I use it for some cookies and they end up being little fluffy cakes.

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Old 11-26-2006, 06:13 PM   #12
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In case you have purchased it, it's better to go back to the source to find out. However, if you have got it from someone else and it's not properly labelled, you are better off throwing it away.
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Old 11-27-2006, 08:36 PM   #13
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Generally if a bag just says "flour" then it is going to be all-purpose flour. Since all other types of flour are "specialty" flours (cake, pastry, bread, self-rising, etc.) they will be specifically labeled.
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