White Whole Wheat Flour

What is white whole wheat flour?

Exactly what it sounds like: the whole grain kernel of white wheat ground up into a fine powder. The term ‘whole grain’ means it contains the brans, germ and endosperm.

Is white whole wheat flour different than regular whole wheat flour?

Yes.

Whole wheat flour = red wheat berries

White wheat flour = white wheat berries

So why white whole wheat flour over whole wheat flour?

It is lower in gluten and less heavy than whole wheat flour, therefore it’s easier to bake with and acts more like refined all-purpose flour.

What are the health benefits of white whole wheat flour? 

For one, it’s going to help keep you “regular” because the bran of the whole grain contains lots of fiber and the germ is full of nutrients. The bran and germ are removed from all-purpose flour.

How is white whole wheat flour made?

White wheat berries are taken to the mill and stone ground into powder.

What kind of white whole wheat flour should I buy?

I always, always buy King Arthur Flour, Og, White Whl Wheat, NET WT 5 LBS (2.27 kg) because it’s a brand that has the only ingredient being ‘White Whole Wheat Flour’.

*Disclaimer

White whole wheat flour is NOT bleached whole wheat flour.


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