Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Wheat flour recipes

There are a number of types of flour however the most frequently used one is all-purpose flour for bread flour is highly pretentious. The bleached flour is whiter than unbleached flour. The bleached flour gives the white and bright appearance to the baking product.

The color of whole-wheat flour is brown and is obtained from the complete wheat kernel. In bread making whole-wheat flour is used. Whole-wheat flour provides denser texture and nutty flavor as compared to all-purpose flour. If only the whole-wheat flour is used, bread does not rise very high that is why mostly the mixture of both white and whole-wheat flour is used in baking.

Apple Spice Cake
This recipe is more common in apple season. This is more liked because it is a healthier dish. In apple spice cake original apples are used instead of flavors. Wheat flour is its major component. Its single serving is enough for almost 8-9 persons.

  • All-purpose unbleached flour-two cups
  • Salt-one teaspoon
  • Cinnamon-one teaspoon
  • Ground cloves-quarter teaspoon
  • Large-eggs two
  • Pure vanilla extract-one teaspoon
  • Nutmeg-half teaspoon
  • Light brown sugar-third part of a cup
  • Fresh or powdered butter milk-half cup
  • Whole wheat flour-quarter cup
  • Vegetable shortening-half cup
  • Grated large sized tart apples-three
  • Baking soda-one teaspoon
  1. First of all preheat the oven at 350 Fahrenheit.

  2. Mix all purpose flour, baking soda, nutmeg, salt, cinnamon and ground cloves together.

  3. Stir well.

  4. Now add whole wheat flour and stir again.

  5. Keep the mixture aside.

  6. Cream the shortening and sugar in a large bowl or a stand mixer.

  7. Add eggs and vanilla and stir thoroughly to make a proper mixer.

  8. Then after a short time, add the dry ingredients, apples and the buttermilk to the egg mixture.

  9. Take a baking spray and spray a bread pan with it.

  10. Now pour the bread pan in the mixture.

  11. Let it to bake for one hour.

  12. After this leave it to cool for about 15 minutes.

  13. Turn it out onto a rack and then let it to cool at desired temperature.

  14. You may serve it as you want, warm or cold.

  15. Slightly warm cake can be served with vanilla ice cream or fresh whipped cream.

  16. You may also freeze it.
Whole Wheat Buns
  • Milk two cups
  • Whole wheat flour3 cups
  • Bread flour3 to 4 cups
  • Butter2 tablespoons
  • Active dry yeast1 pkg
  • Molasses half cup
  • Salt one and half teaspoons
  • Lukewarm water quarter cup
  1. Boil milk for a long time and then add salt and molasses to it.

  2. Let it to cool to lukewarm.

  3. Now take lukewarm water and mix yeast in it.

  4. Wait for 5 minutes and then add yeast to the milk mixture. Keep stirring while adding the yeast.

  5. Add melted butter and whole wheat flour and mix well to make soft dough.

  6. Cover the dough and keep it on a warm place till its size gets double.

  7. Then stir it again and keep it for 30 minutes and allow rising again.

  8. Make the buns from it and keep aside for its rising.

  9. Bake it for 10-15 minutes at 425 Fahrenheit. Light brown color is the best indication for its preparation.

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