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Nameste Perfect Flour Blend on the left and Authentic Foods GF Classic Blend on the right

Nameste “Perfect Flour Blend” Gets the Cupcake Test

I have to admit I took notice when Nameste started selling their gluten-free “Perfect Flour Blend” flour blend at Costco in five pound bags for around $10 (although it is $11.69 for a 3 pound page on the Nameste website). What a great price for a gluten-free flour – if it really worked they way they said it did. They promoted it as a cup for cup blend on the bag and on their website. Could it really be as perfect as they said it was?

From the Nameste website: “This flour blend is well, just about perfect! Substitute one cup of our Perfect Flour Blend for one cup of wheat flour in your favorite everyday recipes. Now you can make grandma's famous banana cake gluten free and no one will know!! (Because no gluten free flour can mimmick wheat flour exactly in every possible recipe, some more sophisticated recipes may yield less than perfect results.)........”

I hadn’t tested one of their products myself in years, but I started thinking about it. I looked over the recipes using the “Perfect” blend up on their website. There were breads, cakes, pie crusts, muffins, brownies, in short, a whole array of baked goods. Interestingly, one of them was my angel food cake recipe from Gluten-Free Baking Classics, word for word, but without my name on it. Hmmmm……. I let them know. After several months and repeated emails, they corrected it ---- and sent me some flour to test. I ended up with a huge sack of the stuff sitting in my pantry and I was determined to take it
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