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Cake flour vs. Pastry Flour

Eclarner's picture

Cake flour vs. Pastry Flour

I don't have any cake flour on hand, but want to try making a cake from pastry flour.  Would the outcome be relatively similar?

estherc's picture

Pastry flour has less protein than AP but a bit more than cake. So its closer to cake than AP and AP works fine too.