What Kind Of Cake Flour Do You Use?

Decorating By Gerle Updated 19 Apr 2014 , 5:49am by Rfisher

Gerle Posted 19 Apr 2014 , 3:45am
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I'm starting to run low on cake flour and will need to purchase some more.  The only brand I've seen in stores around here is Soft A Silk (I think that's what it's called).  I don't have any complaints about it.  I order several other ingredients from King Arthur Flour via the internet and I buy their unbleached all purpose and their bread flour at Raley's.  I was wondering if anyone has ever used their cake flour and what your thoughts on it are.  I've heard of a couple other brands, but I haven't seen them in any of the grocery stores here.  Is it worth purchasing on the internet and having shipped to me, or should I just stick with my current brand?

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morganchampagne Posted 19 Apr 2014 , 4:25am
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AI use Swans Down, but that's just because that's what's available here. I've heard good things about Soft a Silk. I say if it ain't broke don't fix it. If you're happy with your current cake flour I would stick with it

Gerle Posted 19 Apr 2014 , 4:31am
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That's what I was thinking, too, Morgan, but since I do purchase from KAF, I was just wondering what their cake flour was like and whether or not I should try it with my next order from them.  Not changing definitely eliminates problems that could crop up changing my regular products, though.

Rfisher Posted 19 Apr 2014 , 5:49am
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AOn King Arthur products, for me, their bleached Queen G cake flour, yes. Their unbleached cake [I]blend[/I], no. I also like using White Lilly for cake flour. But I also use SwansDown and Softasilk, too. I'm fickle I guess.

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