cake flour

finely ground wheat flour. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Main Entry:  cake flour
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a fine-textured wheat flour with high starch and low protein content for making tender pastries and cakes
Usage:  cooking's 21st Century Lexicon
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Example sentences
Dust cups with matzo cake flour, knocking out excess.
Since gluten is what makes baked products tough and chewy, cake flour contributes to tenderness.
Additional milling to reduce particle size produced smaller improvements in cake flour quality than additional chlorination.
However, they found that cake made from chlorinated triticale flour was not as good as that from standard cake flour.
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