Purple Straw Flour

A Barton Springs Mill Exclusive.
This Colonial Era wheat hasn’t been tasted in over 50 years and we’ve worked hard to revive it for you!

Try this flour in our RECIPES:

This Colonial Era honeyed wheat is most applicable in delicate situations where you want a soft and fluffy texture and don't need too much structure. Expect subtle notes of honey! Learn more about it in this video.
  • Class:Soft Red Winter Wheat
  • Grown in: Tokio, TX by Henry Martens
  • This is a Heritage grain.  Learn more.
  • Available types: Whole Wheat Flour  Learn more.
  • Protein:  13.46% (Protein percentage is not indicative of soft wheat's baking performance)  Learn more.
  • Flavor profile: Honeyed
  • We love it in: Cakes, Cookies, Flatbreads, Muffins, Pastries, Pancakes, Pie Crust, Quick Breads, Tortillas
Remember! You don't need a special recipe. You can use stone-milled flours in any recipe. If you find the outcome a bit dry, don't be afraid to increase the liquid in your recipe. Our flours are thirsty!

    Customer Reviews

    Based on 6 reviews
    Isabel Greiner
    beautiful flour

    we make pancakes most mornings, and this is such a beautiful flour to use.

    Loved this

    I included some in my whole wheat yeast bread at about 1:2 ratio and the bread has a nice texture and is very yummy, especially when toasted

    Kaye Conway

    Wonderful company! Exceptional flour. Quick to fulfill order. On a previous order, one of the 4 bags of four had a small hole in it and was leaking flour. I mentioned that in my response, yet also stated I will be ordering more in the future. The company, without my request, sent me a replacement. I was surprised (sorry, my history with this company is just beginning; but from what I have since heard, this is typical of their continued excellent dedication to present this exceptional product in the best light). Even before the replacement bag was delivered, I signed up for one of their baking classes. I am happily and eagerly awaiting continued, mutually beneficial interaction, and can whole heartedly recommend (and have!) Dripping Springs Mill.

    Terri Soares
    Purple straw flour

    Love it

    different taste

    but exactly the same high quality as all the other flours i’ve tried from barton springs mill. highly recommended.

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    We live locally in Austin and wanted to pick up some Einkorn berries (we make sourdough Einkorn bread and love it) and customer service was quick to reply and get my order ready for pickup! Very friendly and helpful. Excellent wheat berries without hulls (we’ve had an issue buying from other companies where the hills were still intact on a lot of the berries. We love Barton Springs Mill!

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    Besides being beautiful, my sourdough starter couldn’t be happier. Have already made bread, and it is super complex and smells like toasty heaven. The best part is the heritage and organic stewardship, which we all need more of in our current mono-culture world. Thanks Barton Springs for all your hard work on this one!!