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Gluten Free Xanthan Gum

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Use Gluten Free Xanthan Gum to add thickness and volume to bread and other gluten-free baked goods. This is a popular thickener among customers with allergies to gluten.

Because baked goods made with wheat flour depend on gluten for structure, those made with gluten-free flours will often require a thickener to keep them from crumbling. For this reason, many gluten-free baking recipes call for Xanthan Gum to replace the elasticity and texture of gluten. For every cup of gluten-free flour in a recipe, use 1 tsp of gum for cakes and cookies and 2 tsp of gum for breads and pizza.

Use Gluten Free Xanthan Gum sparingly, as too much can lead to an overly gummy texture (this 4 oz bag should last you a while!). Xanthan Gum is more effective when more types of gluten-free flour are mixed together. There are approximately 3 cups per pound.

A natural carbohydrate, Xanthan Gum is made of corn sugar treated and fermented with the bacteria Xanthomonas campestris, from which Xanthan Gum gets its odd-sounding name. Read here for more on Xanthan Gum and its many uses.

Ratings & Reviews

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June 4, 2020
I made a loaf of gluten free bread with gluten free all purpose flour and instant yeast (red). I made it in a bread machine with a gluten free setting. It was so delicious! Thank you for providing gluten free products.
, Tuscaloosa, AL
March 8, 2020
, Pleasanton, CA
May 1, 2019
Already used in my gluten free backing and it works great.
, La Honda, CA
February 12, 2019
A tiny amount goes a long way for thickening gravy or adding to gluten free recipes.
, Nine Mile Falls, WA
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xanthan gum Packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, soy, and milk products.

Nutrition Facts

Serving size 9g (~0.3 oz.)

Amount per serving
Calories from Fat
Total Fat0g0%
Saturated Fat0g0%
Total Carbohydrate7g0%
Dietary Fiber7g0%
Vitamin A0%
Vitamin C0%

More Info

Store in a cool dry place for up to 1 year. It is ok to refrigerate.

Country of origin: France

ID: 7497

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Gluten-free (833) Certified Gluten-free (357)