HOME > Chowhound > Europe >

Discussion

Cake flour in Greece?

  • 4

Does anyone know what cake flour is called in Greece?

  1. Click to Upload a photo (10 MB limit)
Delete
  1. 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!

    2 Replies
    1. re: Laurie Constantino

      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

      1. re: jennysue292

        Blue is hard winter wheat = bread flour

        Red is soft wheat = cake flour

    2. 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.