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all-purpose bleached flour

White flour with both the bran and germ removed, and then chemically whitened with either chlorine gas or benzoyl peroxide. Usually does not have enough protein that makes the gluten needed to get the dough to stretch or kneed in a bread machine, causing undersized loaves.

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