Xanthan Gum
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Xanthan Gum From Barry Farm Foods
Xanthan Gum

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List of Ingredients

Xanthan Gum

Background

Xanthan Gum is made by the 
fermentation of corn sugar with a
microbe called  
Xanthomonas campestris, 
from which the name is derived.
It is most commonly used 
as a stabilizer, emulsifier and 
thickener in dairy foods such as
 yogurt and sour cream and salad dressings.  It is in a group of food additives known as starches, gums and gels.

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 Uses

Xanthan Gum is used in baking gluten free breads, cakes and cookies.  

Recommendations for use: 
   Cakes                    1/2-1 tsp 
   Breads/Pizza            1-2 tsp
   Cookies                  1/2-1tsp

RECIPE

GLUTEN FREE WAFFLES:

Ingredients:

1/3 c oil*
1/4 c sugar* or xylitol* (for sugar free)
2 Eggs
3/4 c cornstarch*
3/4 c. potato starch*
1 1/4 t baking powder*
1/4 t xanthan gum*
1/2 t. salt*
3/4 c milk

In medium bowl, combine all ingredients except milk.  While mixing, slowly add milk, being sure to remove all lumps from batter.  
   Preheat waffle iron. Spray with nonstick spray. Pour about 2/3 c batter onto waffle iron. Close lid. Cook til brown and enjoy.
*These items available at www.barryfarm.com

NutritionFacts
per serving
1/2 tsp 
Amount per serving
Calories5
Calories from fat0
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g0%
Saturated Fat 0g0%
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 16mg1%
Total
Carbohydrate 1.3g
0%
Dietary Fiber 1.3g5%
Protein 0g
Percent values are based on a 2,000 calorie per day diet. Your daily values may differ.
Additional Information
0% of calories from Fat
100% from Carbohydrates
0% from Protein