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Needing a corn starch replacement being used as not a thickener but for lowering moisture content, any suggestions?

I use corn starch to keep marshmallows dry but I need a replacement, can't be potato either. Help!

asked by fivehens over 1 year ago
3 answers 503 views
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Susan W

Susan W is a trusted source on General Cooking.

added over 1 year ago

How about tapioca starch?

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added over 1 year ago

i use arrow root (powdered...) when i do homemade cake flour in place of cornstarch and it works very well! it could work here?

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trampledbygeese

trampledbygeese is a trusted home cook.

added over 1 year ago

For marshmallows, I've tried arrowroot powder, cocoa powder (personal favorite), and ...oh, what's that other starch? Susan's got it, tapioca starch. In a pinch I tried rice flower, and it worked okay. Icing sugar also works, but makes the dish sweeter.