Originally Posted by Aussie Perry
This is a great site to get your catering questions' answered. I was reading an American recipe and it included Cake Flour. I know All Purpose Flour is Plain flour. I presume Cake Flour is Self Rising Flour?
I wonder if there is a book printed 'Converting American Consumables in Australian' There should be.
No. Cake flour is not (necessarily) self-rising flour
Cake flour is a low-gluten flour which produces a more tender crumb in baked goods than AP flour.
Gluten = protein
Bread flour has the most, then AP, then pastry flour, then cake flour with the least
Self rising flour is flour with baking powder added to it