When converting any recipe from pre-gluten free days, we must add something to hold the substituted flours together. How do we know how much xanthan gum to add?
I know you all ask me (face to face), how do I know how much xanthan gum to add when converting recipes from my pre-gluten free days. Well here ya go. 🙂
Cake: 1/4 tsp. per cup of flour
Bread: 1 tsp per cup of flour-sometimes 3/4 tsp. per cup- you will get the feel for this, you can err on on the side of caution, however I always use 1 tsp in all of my breads, maybe not muffins and scones, but definitley in my loaves of bread.
Pizza Crust: 2 tsp per 1 cup of flour
Cookies 1/4 to 1/2 tsp. per cup of flour (you get the feel for this)