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Asked by: poetryinmotionusa-ga
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31 Aug 2005 17:46 PDT
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Question ID: 562878
What's is the approximate volume of 250 g wheat (or rye) flour?
Answered By: justaskscott-ga on 31 Aug 2005 19:14 PDT
Hello poetryinmotion, I'm glad that you included the word "approximate" in your question, because the estimate of weight per volume varies. It appears that the USDA has estimated 120 grams per cup for whole wheat flour and 102 grams per cup of rye flour. "Flour Weights" RecipeSource http://www.recipesource.com/misc/hints/flour-weights01.html "Measuring Tips and Techniques" [under "Dry and Solid Measures"] Hormel Foods http://www.hormel.com/templates/knowledge/knowledge.asp?catitemid=7&id=584 However, I have also seen 140 grams per cup for wheat flour; and presumably, there are other measures for rye flour too. "How to Measure Flour" About.com http://busycooks.about.com/library/archive/blmeasureflour.htm Given the figures of 120 grams and 102 grams, the volumes would be approximately 2.08 cups and 2.45 cups, respectively. - justaskscott Search strategy: Searched on Google for combinations of these terms: "wheat flour" "rye flour" grams cup 102 120 "140 grams"
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Super. This was exactly what I was hoping to get. I'm sure even different varieties of wheat flour will vary somewhat. I have a recipe calling for 250 grams of flour. This answer was perfect -- and fast. Thanx!
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