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Corn Substitutes Recipe

Gluten Free Recipe

Corn Substitutes - A few different mixes to replace cornstarch, corn syrup and xanthan gum in your recipes.

To substitute 1-tablespoon cornstarch:

Use: A blend of potato starch and arrowroot powder (3:1 or 1/2-cup arrowroot to 1-cup potato starch).

Corn Syrup, Light and Dark

Use: 1 for 1 with honey or molasses. Recipes using corn syrup will be less sweet, and the finished recipe will have different flavor characteristics.

Xanthan Gum

Guar Gum in half the amount of Xanthan Gum.
Example:  1-teaspoon of Xanthan Gum = 1/2 teaspoon of Guar Gum.

As a general rule, unless specified by a recipe, use 1/2 teaspoon of Guar Gum per cup of gluten-free flour.

Corn Free Baking Powder

1/3 cup baking soda
2/3 cup creme of tartar
2/3 cup arrowroot starch

Thoroughly blend all ingredients together, and store in airtight container. Makes 1-2/3 cups of corn free baking powder. Use in recipes to replace standard baking powder.

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