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Has anyone used Blue Bird Flour (bleached) from the Cortez Milling Company to bake bread? What is the protein content? Thanks!

asked by muddybuddha over 1 year ago
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added over 1 year ago

According to the responses on this thread: http://chowhound.chow.com..., the protein content is 8%, so it probably isn't ideal to use it in place of bread flour.


Cynthia is a trusted source on Bread/Baking.

added over 1 year ago

With a protein content of 8%, it's right in between pastry flour (9%) and cake flour (7%). It sounds like it would make some lovely cookies, with perhaps 25% AP flour sifted in.