Xanthan Gum

Xanthan Gum , 6 Oz. Unflavored

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Acts As A Thickening Powder For The Gluten-Free Baking Applications!
6.5  out of 10  (2 Reviews)
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Xanthan Gum

  • Pure Powder
  • Natural Thickener

Sugar Free


Low Sodium

Xanthan Gum is produced by the pure culture fermentation of the microorganism Xanthomonas Campestris to yield a type of gel fiber similar to guar gum. It is commonly used in thickening food products. As the label on the Xanthan Gum powder suggests this product is used as a baking aid for recipes that use gluten free flours. Gluten is needed to impart elasticity to the dough which would allow it hold in the gases formed by fermentation which causes the rising effect. Xanthan Gum acts as a substitute for the missing gluten in gluten free recipes.

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Sep 13, 2014
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So, I'm new at the application of xanthan gum but how I used it was incredibly effective! (At least at thickening). I always throw my protein powder in my nutrabullet with some ice and milk. I used to use a frozen banana to thicken it but it adds lots of carbs. This xanthan gum definitely thickens things. Just a tiny but and my shake was sticking to the walls of my blender with a thick, creamy consistency. Now, if I could figure out what to bake with it...

Jun 12, 2014
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Unable to mix this in liquid. Tried mixing with sugar as I heard that might help, but it didn't. Tried immersion blender, didn't work. Tried blender, that made a foam that never broke. Kinda cool, not my intention. I gave it 3 because it's possible there's a technique I am unaware of.

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What's in NOW Xanthan Gum

6 Oz. Unflavored
Serving Size 1/2 Teaspoon (1.58g)
Servings Per Container107
Amount Per Serving
Calories 5       
Calories From Fat 0       
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0 g 0%
Saturated Fat 0 g 0%
Trans Fat 0 g 0%
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 15 mg <1%
Total Carbohydrate 1 g <1%
Dietary Fiber 1 g 6%
Sugars 0 g       
Protein 0 g       
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 0%
Iron 0%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Pure Xanthan Gum.

Warnings: Caution: Not for use in foods or beverages consumed by infants or children under the age of 2 years.

* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.