Xanthan Gum

8 oz bag

Retail Price: $14.59


Our Price: $10.45 (Save 28%)

8 oz bag

Why You’ll Love It

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...
SKU: 039978025555

About This Brand

Bob’s Red Mill believes in good food for all. Whether it’s wholesome oat flour, energizing quinoa, or chewy shredded coconut, they aim to bring plentiful options for living a healthy lifestyle. You’ll not only find an array of helpful baking and cooking ingredients, but also a line of similar options without the gluten for those who suffer from gluten intolerance or Celiac disease. The possibilities are truly endless when you bring some of their items into the kitchen! Take notice that all of Bob’s Red Mill products are packaged in clear bags. Their commitment to truth, honesty, and integrity even comes into play with how it’s viewed on the shelf, allowing people to see the quality right before their very eyes. About Bob Moore of Bob’s Red Mill As the name suggests, Bob’s Red Mill was founded by Bob himself—Bob Moore. Just take a quick glance at any of the products and see his face right on the front. Although the company has an extensive list of food items, Bob has always...
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Ingredients

Xanthan gum.


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Serving Size 1 tbsp (9g) Servings Per Container 25 per 8 oz

Amount Per Serving

Calories 30 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 260mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 2%
Dietary Fiber 7g 29%
Sugars 0g
Protein 0g

Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 0%
Iron 0%

Reviews For Xanthan Gum

Based on 6 Reviews

Great for baking!

Great quality xanthan gum

- Rose

GREAT STUFF

THIS WORKS EXTREMELY WELL IN THICKENING SALAD DRESSINGS, I USE IT ALL THE TIME

- Bryan

Great Thickener

I used to make thickening with water and flour, but since finding this Xanthan Gum I use this instead. It was better from the first use. I only needed to use a little to thicken my gravy and it didn't clump up or leave a weird flavor at all.

- Barry Kailen

This is great if you want a natural way to have a thickened food.

I love how this makes all of the salad dressings I make taste amazing. I used it as well in my ice cream I made once, and it was amazing. This is great if you want a natural way to have a thickened food.

- Heidi Hubbard

Super impressed with this product!

I'm trying to avoid using cornstarch or flour to make my mushroom gravy. I added one teaspoon to 2 cups of water on medium heat until the ingredients were simmering and well mixed. It thickened more in the serving dish and became a perfect gravy. I am switching to this.

- P. Santos

A gluten-free staple at an amazing price

Xanthan gum is a must-have for gluten-free baking. I already loved bob's red mill xanthan gum. After seeing Thrive's amazing pricing, I love it even more!

- Kelly

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