Bobs Red Mill Xanthan Gum - 227g

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Bobs Red Mill Xanthan Gum - 227g

Xanthan Gum is a plant-based thickening and stabilizing agent. It is named for the bacteria, Xanthomonas campestris, which plays a crucial role in this description. Technically speaking, xanthan gum is a polysaccharide, which is just a fancy way to say "a string of multiple sugars." To create xanthan gum, the Xanthomonas campestris bacterium is allowed to ferment on a sugar. The result is a gel that is then dried and milled to create the powder substance.

 

Xanthan gum has a number of powerful properties. First, it works as an emulsifier, encouraging liquids that normally don't like one another to mix together. Second, it works as thickener, increasing the viscosity of liquids and batters. Third, it can create a creamy texture.

In the world of gluten-free baking, xanthan gum plays the crucial role of imitating gluten. In baking, gluten is what makes dough "doughy." It gives the dough elasticity, as well as viscosity. Those properties help to hold a cookie together while it bakes on a sheet in the oven, and they enable cakes and breads to hold onto the gas bubbles that form inside them - this allows them to rise and take shape. Xanthan gum helps replicate these properties in recipes that do not contain gluten. Shop online today to buy xanthan gum for all your gluten free baking adventures!

 

To Your Good Health : 

  •  Gluten Free
    • This gluten free product was handled exclusively in our dedicated gluten free facility and tested for gluten free integrity in our quality control laboratory using an ELISA Gluten Assay test.

  •  Vegan
    • All Bob’s Red Mill products are vegetarian. This product is also vegan, meaning it does not include eggs, dairy or honey.

 
  • Keto-Friendly

    This product is suitable for the high-fat, low-carbohydrate ketogenic diet. Look for this logo to find keto-friendly items like nut flours, seeds and thickeners . 

 

Nutritional Information :

Per 100g:
انرجي 711kj / 176kcal
Fat 0g
of which saturates 0g
Carbohydrates 1.2g
of which sugars 1.2g
Fibre 74g
Protein 5.8g
ملـح 9.6g