plain flour


: flour that is suitable for general use : all-purpose flour
I used bread flour for the rolls instead of plain flour.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Coinneach MacLeod’s Shortbread Ingredients ½ cup of soft butter ¼ cup golden caster sugar, plus extra for sprinkling Pinch of salt 1 cup of plain flour 10 tsp., 5 Mar. 2023

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“Plain flour.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jun. 2023.

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