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In regards to cooking. Sorry if it’s a dumb question

Posted anonymously, 18th April 2015

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  • Yes they are the same.

  • I was thinking about the same thing over Xmas as I was reading some simple recipes before deciding to make shortbread biscuits. I think All purpose are from the UK or U.S recipes on how they write plain flour . If it is written here, it always states SR or Plain so not really sure .

  • Yes, they’re the same thing. I’m pretty sure that the Americans call Plain Flour, All Purpose. It’s a bit confusing.

  • Thank you very much for your help x

  • It’s not a dumb question All purpose flour is what the Americans call plain flour.

  • Yes they are the same. Plain flour is called all purpose flour in America

  • Thank you for replying. I did manage to find some all purpose flour in the supermarket.

  • As far as I know they are the same thing. Some people say all purpose flour is what the American’s call plain flour.

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