All-purpose flour is round wheat flour with a protein content between 10 - 12 percent. This is the general purpose flour used in most baking and cooking recipes. In the UK it is referred to as "plain flour".
All-purpose flour like other wheat flours all contain gluten. There are volumes of websites that discuss gluten-free alternative flours.
There are 455 calories in one cup of flour.
There are 28 calories in one tablespoon of flour.
Here are some general substitutes for all-purpose flour:
As a thickener
For 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour substitute 1 tablespoon Wondra (instantized flour) OR 1 tablespoon mashed potato flakes.
For baking, per 1 cup flour needed
Substitute 1 cup + 3 tablespoons cake flour
OR> 1 cup pastry flour (lighter product)
OR> 1 cup unsifted self-rising-flour
1 pound all-purpose flour = about 3 1/2 cups
1lb = 4 1/2 cups unsifted
5lbs = 20 cups, sifted
1 cup of flour = 125grams
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