Xanthan Gum Powder – 100 gms
Xanthan gum, a food thickener with numerous health benefits. A common food additive. It is an effective thickening agent and stabilizer to prevent ingredients from separating.
Xanthan gum is formed by fermentation process using different range of simple sugars by culturing the bacterium Xanthomonas campestris. This powder appears creamy-white to yellow in colour and is particularly useful for thickening and stabilizing. This is a non-GMO product.
Xanthan gum is used for lowering blood sugar and total cholesterol in people with diabetes. It is also used as a laxative.
Breads – 3/4 tsp per cup of flour. Cakes – 1/2 tsp per cup of flour. Cookies – 1/4 – 1/2 tsp per cup of flour. If using as a thickener, whisk or blend thoroughly into the liquid to avoid clumps.
Xanthan gum is most often used in gluten-free baking, to give the dough or batter a “stickiness” that would otherwise be achieved with gluten. It can also be used to thicken soups and sauces.
Product should be stored in a cool, dry area with a temperature between 50-60˚F, and a relative humidity of less than 50%. Under these conditions, the product will have a shelf life of 1 year.
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