Ask Nancy

Do You Have a Question?

I'll be answering ten questions each month... and if your question is chosen, I'll post a personalized response!

Submit Your Question

I recently took some baking classes, and the teacher said to use unbleached flour for cakes. Is this true of all cakes? What's the difference between unbleached all-purpose flour and regular all-purpose flour?

Norma - from Sparks, OK

The main difference between bleached and unbleached flour is the color. Unbleached flour is off-white and bleached flour is pure white, but when used in a recipe few people can notice a difference. They can be used interchangeably in recipes.

Return to all questions

The Public Television cake decorating show providing easy projects for special celebrations. Not intended to replace instructional classes.