### What is the ratio of fat to flour in shortcrust pastry?

Always half fat to flour i.e: 8 ounces flour and 4 ounces of fat.

### What is in a pastry?

All pastries except filo/phyllo and strudel are primarily flour and butter, in a ratio between 1:1 (puff, danish, croissant) to 3:1 (choux). Shortcrust is normally a 2:1 ratio. Sweet pastries will also normally contain eggs and sugar.

### What is the ratio of fat to flour in Pate Sucre?

1:2, like most shortcrust pastry derivatives.

### What is the proportion of fat to flour in flaky pastry?

The proportion of fat to flour depends largely on the type of pastry dough you are talking about, and what your fat source is. For pie crust dough, I've seen the ideal ratio described as 1 part fat to 2 parts flour. However, that ratio applies just to the ratio of one ingredient to another, not to the ultimate percentage of fat involved. Butter and shortening, for example, are not equivalent, and don't have the… Read More

### Which flour is used for making pastry?

Pastry flour is a relatively low-protein flour that is often called for in making biscuits, cookies, pie crusts, and pastries. The protein content of any given type of flour determines how tender, strong, elastic, stretchy, pliable, etc., the dough is that you make with it, and also the texture of the finished bread, waffle, cookie, croissant, etc. Bread flour, for instance, weighs in between 12% an 13% protein, and helps produce wonderfully well-risen, chewy loaves… Read More

### Why is the ratio and proportion of ingredients important when making pastry?

why is ration and proportion inportant when making pastry

### How does the ratio of fats to flour affect pastry?

Fat shortens the gluten strands that form the structure in baked goods. The temperature of the fat, how it is mixed, the type of fat used will all change final product. The more fat the moister and softer a product will be. Fats also form layers in some pastries. This is how croissants and puff pastry get the lovely crisp and flaky texture.

### A recipe uses 3 eggs for every 8 cups of flour. What is the ratio of eggs to flour in the recipe?

The ratio is "3 units : 8 cups".

### What is the ratio of fat to flour in puff pastry?

Various types of pastries can be formed depending upon how much fat is used in comparison to flour. The generally accepted amounts of fat per unit of flour are: 1) Short crust - 50% 2) Choux - 60% 3) Flaky - 66%-75% 4) Puff - 100% 5) Suet - 25%-50% 6) Hot water crust - 30% So, for puff pastries, mixing equal measures of fat to flour is reportedly ideal.

### What is the ratio for substituting flour for cornstarch?

1 Tablespoon Cornstarch = 2 Tablespoons flour

### The recipe for whole wheat bread requires 3 cups of bread flour and 1 cups of whole wheat flour What is the ratio of whole wheat flour to total flour used?

The recipe for whole wheat bread requires 3 cups of bread flour, and 1 cup of whole wheat flour, making the ratio of whole wheat flour to total flour used to be 1:4.

### What is the ratio of flour icing suger and butter in sablee paste?

67% fat / Fat to 500g flour is 330g

### Which ratio of bread flour to whole grain flour is recommended for a recipe being adapted?

Your moms NUTS AND SEMEN

### What do we get when mixing flour and water together?

Flour and water can be mixed together to produce a thickener, a paste or a batter. The end result of mixing flour and water depends on the ratio of flour to water as well as on the temperature of the flour and the water.

### What fuel is used in the fukushima nuclear plant?

Fukushima Daiichi uses Uranium-235, at a slightly enriched ratio of about 5%.

### What is the ratio of baking powder to plain flour?

1 cup of plain flour to bout 2 teaspoons of baking powder

### What is the ratio of flour icing sugar and butter in sablee paste?

the ratio of flour : icing sugar : butter in a sablee paste is 1:2:2 and a half. the texture should turn out sandy hence "sablee"

### What is the molecular formula of wheat flour?

The flour is a carbohydrate so my guess would be carbon, hydrogen and oxygen but i am not quite sure of the ratio.

### What should the Ratio of baking powder to flour for cookies be?

About one teaspoon of baking powder to 1 cup of all purpose flour

### Can you use flour an a recipe if it says cake flour?

Yes, in a pinch you can fake the higher starch-to-protein ratio of cake flour by mixing a couple of tablespoons of corn starch per cup of all purpose flour.

### What is a High Ratio Cake?

A high-ratio (hi-ratio) cake is one that has a high ratio of sugar and liquid (usually eggs) to flour. High ratio cakes require a special shortening (called emulsified shortening) containing emulsifying agents to allow the mixture to hold such high amounts of sugar and liquids. Generally speaking, the process of making a high ratio cake includes blending your flour with emulsified shortening, then adding the liquids.

### If the flour to sugar ratio is 5 liters flour to 1 liter sugar then how much sugar is needed if only 2 liters of flour are used?

5 flour/1 sugar = 2 flour/x sugar x =2/5 liter sugar

### Can you substitute bread flour for self-rising flour?

You would have to add baking powder to the recipe. Most things use the ratio of 1 teaspoon of baking powder to 1 cup flour.

### What is ratio in cups and teaspoons for using baking powder to plain flour?

Most recipes use 1 teaspoon of baking powder to 1 cup of flour.

### The recipe makes 50 pancakes and cells 12 cups of flour how much flour would josh need for 200 pancakes you need a ratio table or another method?

50 pancakes ->12 cups flour 50 pancakes x 4 = 200 pancakes Therefore 12 cups flour x 4 = 48 cups flour You can use a ratio table but a far better method is to start using your brain. This is a question that a 5 to 7 year old should be able to answer

### Dose cake flour have baking powder or baking soda in it?

Neither, it has corn starch. Use about 1/4 cup of corn starch and the balance all purpose white flour for two cups of cake flour. Or, about a 7:1 ratio of flour to corn starch.

### How does the ratio of fat and flour effect the cake?

The higher the fat percentage, the more moist (but potentially lumpy) the cake is. The higher the flour percentage, the more dry and chalky tasting the cake will be.

### What does a golden ratio have to do with culinary arts?

The golden ratio is a mathematical concept. However, many great cooks memorize standard ratios in cooking, such as the ratio of oil to vinegar for vinaigrette, or the ratios of flour to liquid to eggs for baked goods.

### What is cake flour?

It is a type of flour with a particularly low gluten and protein content. As it is not available it the UK, the best substitute is a cup of plain flour with 2 tbl cornflour added (using this ratio of flour:cornflour to replace the quantity of cake four in the recipe).

### What is ratio of 2.5 cups all-purpose flour to cake flour?

If you need 1 cup of all purpose flour you can substitute that for 1 cup of cake flour plus two table spoons. so 2.5 cups of all purpose flour equals two 2.5 cups of cake flour plus 5 table spoons. see: http://www.texascooking.com/cooksneedtoknow.htm

### What can you use to turn plain flour into self rising flour?

Add half a teaspoon of Baking powder per four ounces of plain flour and mix well. To use plain flour instead of self-rising flour, the standard ratio is to sift together the following: 1 cup flour 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt