Using Cornstarch In Baking

July 22, 2014

Did you know that unlike flour, cornflour or cornstarch is gluten free?

Cornstarch can also help add some structure to a baked good while increasing its tenderness. It appears very often in shortbread recipes, where bakers are looking for a very crumbly and tender texture in the finished product. Another common way of using it is adding a small amount of it to all-purpose flour to make a substitute for cake flour.

Watch this video on how to make a soft, tender sponge cake with cornflour:

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