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Can I use cornstarch instead of flour in a bechamel sauce

asked by GMaria over 3 years ago
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added over 3 years ago

Yes, as well as any other flour substitute, but the taste will be different. Cornmeal- corny flavor. Arrowroot, ect,

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Kristen W.

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added over 3 years ago

The texture can also vary. Cornstarch tends to produce a somewhat "gummier" sauce.