Can cake flour be used to make cookies

Discussion in 'Pastries & Baking' started by marip, Mar 26, 2015.

  1. marip

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    I'm out of all purpose flour.  Could I use cake flour instead to make chocolate chip cookies?
     
  2. flipflopgirl

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    Cake flour is used when you want a fine crumb.
    Depending on what kind of cookie it is as sometimes the other ingredients can be manipulated for an ok turnout.
    Your call tho....is just an ok cookie good enuf for your needs?

    mimi
     
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  3. flipflopgirl

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  5. marip

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    I do have bread flour.
     
  6. flipflopgirl

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    If the fluffy cake like cookie isn't your thing do a search and see if there is a ratio available.
    I like my cookies crispy chewy nom nom nom.

    mimi
     
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  7. flipflopgirl

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    Good grief my spell check has completely taken over.
    We are about to have a thunder storm.
    Hope the above makes sense.

    mimi
     
  8. petalsandcoco

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    Then use your bread flour , no problem.
     
  9. flipflopgirl

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    So @Marip ....
    How did the cookies turn out?

    mimi

    OBTW....had an electrical storm last nite.
    My spell check completely took over my posts
    In Korean lol.
    I would key in a word , hit the space bar and there would be something completely unintelligible (to me anyway)
    Weird.

    mimi
     
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  10. marip

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    I didn't make them.  I'm going to wait till I can buy the all purpose flour.  I didn't want to waste ingredients especially the chocolate chips if the cookies didn't turn out too good.  My cake flour and bread flour I'll just use what it's intended for.  
     
  11. flipflopgirl

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    Wise choice.
    Would have done the same.

    mimi
     
  12. Iceman

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    This is killing me here. You're all talking about "COOKIES". It doesn't matter what flour you use ... they're still "COOKIES". Cookies are eaten ... never wasted.