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What is all-purpose flour? About the ingredient all-purpose flour. Including 17,732 recipes with all-purpose flour, nutrition data, and where to find it.


Flour is a powder made of cereal grains, other seeds, or roots. It is the main ingredient of bread.

Flour contains high proportion of starches, which are complex carbohydrates also known as polysaccharides. Leavening agents are used with some flours, especially those with significant gluten content, to produce lighter and softer baked products by embedding small gas bubbles.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 cup (125g)
Amount per Serving
Calories 455Calories from Fat 11
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 1.2g 2%
Saturated Fat 0.2g 1%
Trans Fat ~
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 2mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 95.4g 32%
Dietary Fiber 3g 14%
Sugars 0.3
Protein 12.9g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 2% Iron 32%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your caloric needs.

Where found

All-purpose flour is usually found in the baking supplies section or aisle of the grocery store or supermarket.

Food group

Flour is a member of the Cereal Grains and Pasta USDA nutritional food group.

How much does all-purpose flour weigh?

measure grams
1 cup 125

In Chinese:面粉,全功能
British (UK) term: Flour
en français:de farine tout usage
en español:harina para todo uso

Recipes using all-purpose flour

There are 14229 recipes that contain this ingredient.

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