Cake Flour. All Purp Flour

Decorating By moocow86 Updated 1 Oct 2009 , 7:23pm by jammjenks

moocow86 Posted 1 Oct 2009 , 5:40pm
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i have made red velvet cake many times and iv used all purpose flour every time . i happen to have some cake flour also i want to try using the cake flour. Will it change how the cake turns out?

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nonnyscakes Posted 1 Oct 2009 , 6:23pm
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It's best to stick with what the recipe calls for, but if you really want to try the substitution you will want to do it like this:

1 cup + 2 tbsp cake flour = 1 cup all-purpose flour

Here is a link to a great website describing the differences in all of the flours.

JanH Posted 1 Oct 2009 , 7:04pm
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I really prefer any type of cake made with cake flour as it has a smaller and more delicate crumb than a cake made with all-purpose. icon_smile.gif

However, my twin sister really prefers pound cake made with AP flour. So I usually wind up making two different pound cakes...and there's enough left over to freeze for future treats! icon_lol.gif

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jammjenks Posted 1 Oct 2009 , 7:23pm
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I don't have a single recipe that calls for cake flour, so all mine are all purpose. Check out this pic though:

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