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Baking recipe asks for 2tbsp instant tapioca and 1 tbsp of flour for a strawberry rhubarb pie. I don't have any tapioca and need to substitut

Should I use cornstarch or more flour as a substitute??

asked by Rita about 5 years ago

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Ophelia
added about 5 years ago

High acid fillings can cause cornstarch to fail as an adequate thickener. I would use more flour and accept that the filling will be cloudy. Arrowroot starch can be substituted too.

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