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The Perfect Loaf Flour

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Complex, Nutty, Sweet

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Maurizio Leo’s beloved blog The Perfect Loaf is the go-to destination for sourdough bakers. His NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLING cookbook offers impeccably detailed techniques, foolproof recipes, and Maurizio's generous teaching style that explains the fundamentals of sourdough—plus the tools and confidence to explore beyond.

This collaboration Hayden x The Perfect Loaf bread flour was developed and tested in Maurizio's home kitchen. Featuring stone milled Rouge de Bordeaux with a touch of mild Rye blended into a high-protein bread flour, you will experience complex wheat flavors with malty notes, a nutty aftertaste, and a decidedly crispy, crunchy crust. In short, you will experience "The Perfect Loaf".

Protein: 11.8%
Moisture: 12%

Arizona Grown | Freshly Milled | Non-GMO | Folic Acid Free

Ingredients: Hard Red Spring Flour, Rouge de Bordeaux Flour, Whole Rye Flour.

Allergens: Contains Wheat. Manufactured on equipment shared with eggs and milk.

Do not consume raw.

Sourdough breads
Yeast breads
Dinner Rolls
Cinnamon Rolls
Pizza crust
Graham Crackers
Protein: 11.8%
Moisture: 12%

This product is shelf stable for up to one year after it’s made and packaged (but we doubt you’ll wait that long to make something delicious with it!)

“Best by” dates are printed on each product. To extend the life of your product and keep it at peak freshness, we recommend storing it in your fridge or freezer to preserve its natural oils.

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The Perfect Loaf Sourdough Bread

Meet Maurizio Leo, a sourdough blogger turned New York Times Best Selling Author. We asked him to design his own flour blend as a tribute to his invaluable contributions to the sourdough home baking community. Now, we have Maurizio’s sourdough bread recipe to showcase it. Bake it the same day for a mild...


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Garrett S.
United States United States

Bread flour

I’ve used this flour before and love the loaf it makes. Very interesting texture and flavor, thanks. Garrett

Scott B.
United States United States

Best Flour in the World

I have been using Hayden Flour Mills for about a year now. I make a lot of sour dough, and every single person who has tried my bread has said it’s the best they ever had. Yes some of it’s my starter, some of its me, but I believe it’s the flour. I have been adding Emmer Farro ancient grain lately and the nutty flavor is amazing!!! I love all of their products. Try them. You will not be disappointed!

Crystal F.
United States United States

Best Christmas gift EVER

Such lovely flour and great options! Thanks so much

Joan S.
United States United States

A perfect loaf from The Perfect Loaf

I am a fan of The Perfect Loaf website, and using the Perfect Loaf flour did not disappoint.

Megan P.
United States United States

LOVING this flour!

I am new to freshly milled flour, and holy smokes, the difference in flavor and texture is unreal. I don't think I'll ever go back. So happy with the products we've tried so far, can't wait to try a few more!


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