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Why do many serious home bakers prefer hard and soft flours over all-purpose flour?

All-purpose flour is a blend of hand and soft wheat flours. Each of these flours is ideal for specific tasks. Hard wheat (sometimes called baker's) flour is perfect for bread making because of its high gluten content, a substance that provides structure for the expanding dough.

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