cake flour?

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My wife wishes to make angel food cake. Well the only way we can buy the ready made mixture is to get it from US and the cost of postage is rediculous to say the least.
Now dear folks I have found a recipe and the only thing is what is 'CAKE FLOUR'. We have got the cake tin (Bought it in a junk shop nobody knew what it was for)I know ythe cake comes up very white and is very moreish if you know what I mean.
Sussexman
Just finished our last packet mix.

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Cake Flour

To make cake flour, put 2 tablespoons of starch (arrowroot, tapioca or corn) in the bottom of a one cup measuring cup. Then fill the rest of the cup up with all-purpose or pastry flour. Sift up to a dozen times to make "cake flour".

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RE: Cake Flour

Good solution Media.Goddess!

The sifting is important, and since cornstarch is the easiest to get for the price, it's what I use.

Colin, this is a really good website for all things to be consumed:

http://www.epicurious.com/tools/fooddictionary/entry?id=2556

Explore it, see what you think, as you are also an "Epicur-ious Epi-curious" :) :)

Enjoy!!

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