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- Popular types flour to make bread
Here are the most popular flour types worldwide to prefer making bread:
🔎 All-purpose flour
The most widely used in bread and it has a gluten content between 9 to 11%.
🔎 Bread flour
A special flour type that bakes bread with a higher rise and a lighter texture and it has a higher gluten content with 11 to 14%.
🔎 Whole wheat flour
Flour type makes breads heavy and dense in texture.This flour has the highest gluten percentage up to 16%.
🔎 White whole wheat flour
Flour type makes breads a lighter texture bread, good alternative to all-purpose flour. Gluten percentage more around 12%.
🔎 Rye flour
Rye flour has a rich, slightly sweet flavour. It contains a lower level of gluten, making it a suitable substitute if you want to reduce your gluten in your recipes.
- Popular types non-wheat flours that can be used to make bread
To prevent gluten, you can prefer gluten-free bread recipes with using non-wheat flours alternatives.
🔎 Buckwheat flour
Gluten- and grain-free, organic buckwheat flour has more protein, dietary fiber, and B vitamins than an equal weight of oat or whole wheat flour
Millet flour is stone ground and whole grain. It has a subtle flavor, lots of vitamins and minerals, and adds a lovely creamy color to baked goods.
🔎 Coconut flour
Coconut flour is a unique alternative to wheat flour. It’s popular among low-carb enthusiasts and those who have a gluten intolerance
🔎 Almond flour
Almond flour is a popular alternative to traditional wheat flour. It’s low in carbs, packed with nutrients and has a slightly sweeter taste.