Xanthan Gum (How much do I add?)

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)

Happy Baking!!

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