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E.Kolliopoulos Dec 10, 2007 08:25 AM

Does anyone know what cake flour is called in Greece?

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    pamvoice Jun 20, 2010 09:27 PM

    Anything marked Farina is self raising flour.
    As the other member said the red packets, malako are soft flour , more like a cake flour with out additional raising agents.

    1. Laurie Constantino Dec 13, 2007 05:33 PM

      The kind I buy on the island is called flour for Ζαχαροπλαστικής and another brand is simply called μαλακό αλεύρι. Just be sure you don't buy self-rising flour, unless that is what you are after!

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        jennysue292 Nov 18, 2008 02:04 AM

        Can someone tell me the difference between the blue and red bags of flour sold in Greece. Red in the UK is plain and blue is Self-raising? Help please

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          deat Nov 29, 2009 02:29 AM

          Blue is hard winter wheat = bread flour

          Red is soft wheat = cake flour

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