Wheat and milling

  • E. B. Bennion
  • G. S. T. Bamford
  • A. J. Bent


Many types of flour are available for the confectioner and it is important that sufficient attention is given to choosing the correct type for their process. The following is a list of the types of flour available to the confectioner:
  • cake flour;

  • treated/chlorinated cake flour, for high ratio cakes and sponges;

  • high protein treated/chlorinated cake flour for high ratio fruit cake;

  • pastry flour;

  • meat pie pastry flour;

  • bread flour;

  • biscuit flour;

  • brown flour;

  • wholemeal.


European Union Winter Wheat Wheat Variety Endosperm Cell White Flour 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. B. Bennion
  • G. S. T. Bamford
  • A. J. Bent
    • 1
  1. 1.Baking Technology Consultancy UnitSouth Bank UniversityLondonUK

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