verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of flour
Related formsflour·less, adjectiveo·ver·flour, verbun·floured, adjective
Can be confusedflour flower
Examples from the Web for flour
Place the flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt on parchment or wax paper.
This will make it easy to pour the flour mixture into the stand mixer.
Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 6, 1/2-cup ramekins and set aside.
Combine the cold butter and flour in the bowl of a food processor.
Sprinkle on the flour and cook for 30 seconds, stirring constantly.
When nearly done, add some pieces of butter rolled in flour.Miss Leslie's Lady's New Receipt-Book|Eliza Leslie
In a casserole place a layer of sliced raw potatoes and over it sprinkle of flour.Stevenson Memorial Cook Book|Various
Sift flour several times before using for sponge cake, as tins causes the flour to become lighter.
Mix together two cupfuls of dry oatmeal, two cupfuls of flour and a half teaspoonful of salt and add to the other ingredients.Standard Paper-Bag Cookery|Emma Paddock Telford
Add the flour with the baking powder mixed in, and the rind of one lemon.The Hotel St. Francis Cook Book|Victor Hirtzler