Wholemeal bread loaf topped with seeds with two slices cut out

Wholemeal

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Discover what the term 'wholemeal' or 'wholegrain' means in relation to flour, how wholegrain flour is made, and how it differs from refined flours.

Wholemeal or wholegrain flour is made using the whole of the wheat kernel. It adds flavour and nutrition to baked products, especially bread. Wholemeal or wholegrain flour is always heavier than white bread and quicker to perish.

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Availability

Wholemeal and wholegrain flour should be stored in a cool dark cupboard and used within 3 months.

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Cook it

Instead of white flour when baking bread and in certain cake recipes.