French Style T45 Cake flour most popularly known as the pastry flour or “farine de gruau” in french is soft and fine wheat flour. The name ‘T45’ basically means Type 45 comes under French style flour classification that has about 0.40% to 0.45% mineral content.
Pure french style flour, perfect for making high-quality cakes & sweets. It is fine, soft, and white in color. It has fine granulation, low ash content, low gluten content. Type 45 is the lowest and whitest flour with only around 45 grams of mineral contents left after the burning process and no part of the bran. T45 flour is ground from selected soft wheat varieties. It imparts nice texture and fine crumb structure to cakes and sponges. It is not suitable for bread but is typically used for brioche and sometimes for croissants