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Does flour explode in a fire?

YES! flour is very explosive when it comes in contact with fire! More accurately, flour dust suspended in air is quite explosive. Flour mills must take many precautions to prevent fire and explosion. Flour itself is very flammable, but unless… Full Answer

What is fire cake?

"Fire cake" is a cooked mixture of flour and water with a consistency from flat bread to a light soup made by the starving soldiers at Valley Forge. Flour was the one of the last of their provisions, just before… Full Answer