What does Barley flour mean?

Barley flour meaning in Cooking Dictionary

A low-gluten flour produced from hulled barley. It imparts a sweet flavor, dampness, and relative lightness to desserts, snacks, and fast breads.

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  • surface barley used for baking, but as it lacks gluten, barley flour is not recommended for yeast breads unless coupled with a gluten-containing flour. An excellent thickener for soups and sauces