Cornstarch

A white, powdery thickening agent that comes from corn. Products thickened with cornstarch have a clearer, more translucent appearance than mixtures thickened with flour, which produces a more opaque look.

Recipes

  1. Orange and Macadamia Nut Cookies

    Cornstarch produces a fine-texture, more compact dough than flour alone. Combine the cornstarch well with the flour and powdered sugar before cutting in the butter.

  2. Honey-Lavender Plum Gratin

    Infusing milk with lavender buds perfumes the honey-sweetened custard, creating an unusual, lovely backdrop for juicy plums. A quick pass under the broiler caramelizes the top. Note: Because the custard is stabilized with cornstarch , you can let it reach a gentle simmer.

  3. Salt & Pepper Shrimp

    Rice flour is the "secret ingredient" in this dish and is used to make the flavorful coating for the shrimp. But if you can't find it, cornstarch makes a fine substitute. Serve with rice noodles or brown rice and a sprinkle of chopped scallions.

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Articles

  1. Cool Down with Rich and Creamy Chocolate Pudding

    Thu, 24 Jul 2014

    Thankfully, this recipe has a short ingredient list, so that’s pretty easy. I stirred together the sugars, cocoa powder, cornstarch , and milk (I used whole milk) in a pot until it was as combined as I could get it. I warmed it over medium heat until it

  2. Double Chocolate Mint Ice Cream for Dessert

    Mon, 30 Jun 2014

    department. Thankfully, I soon found recipes that included cornstarch and cream cheese, in addition to milk and cream, for texture ..... I’d be adding the sweet mint syrup), mixed with the cornstarch and cream cheese, and melted in 1 ounce of unsweetened

  3. Make-Ahead Dessert: Almond Tangerine Panna Cotta

    Fri, 27 Jun 2014

    water while I worked on the sauce. The pomegranate juice became a beautiful, dark, and thick sauce with the help of the cornstarch . I stirred in my remaining fruit along with the cherries into the sauce and let cool. I immersed the ramekins halfway in

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Videos

  1. How to Make Egg Drop Soup with Chicken and Noodles

    Fri, 27 Jan 2012

    Pad Thai noodles; 2 tablespoons of cornstarch ; 2 eggs that are lightly beaten; 1 ..... our delicious broth here, I have our cornstarch and our water. So, what we're doing ..... Let's go ahead and add the remaining cornstarch . If you don't have cornstarch , flour

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    pieces, today, we're gonna use our Pad Thai noodles; 2 tablespoons of cornstarch ; 2 eggs that are lightly beaten; 1-1/2 cups of cooked shredded chicken; 3 scallions that are thinly sliced, that's optional, but of
    while these are cooking in our delicious broth here, I have our cornstarch and our water. So, what we're doing, we're making something called a slurry. So, by adding these 2 together, it's gonna thicken up our soup. So, I'm gonna just drop in a little bit, give it a really good whisk here with my fork and wanna make sure that it's completely dissolved because we don't wanna any clumps in our soup here. Let's go ahead and add the remaining cornstarch . If you don't have cornstarch , flour is also a substitute that you can use right at home. You will get the same results, fantastic. So, there we
    Now, this is the same process that we just did with out cornstarch and water mixture. We're gonna slowly add this in, but here's the trick, do not stop stirring. I want you to continue
  2. How to Make Bread Pudding

    Wed, 15 Feb 2012

    3/4 cups of sugar; 2 teaspoons of cornstarch ; a dash of brown cinnamon or nutmeg ..... our sauce and we do not want that. Cornstarch is gonna melt and be nice and clear ..... sugar and our cinnamon, and then our cornstarch . Okay, so let's give this a stir

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    raisins; 2 teaspoons of vanilla; 3/4 cups of sugar; 2 teaspoons of cornstarch ; a dash of brown cinnamon or nutmeg; 3/4 cup of whipping cream; 1-2 tablespoons of Bourbon Whiskey. Okay, so let's begin this
    color on top of our sauce and we do not want that. Cornstarch is gonna melt and be nice and clear. So, our sauce is gonna be a beautiful rich brown color, which is what we want. Okay, so let's go ahead and go in with our sugar and our cinnamon, and then our cornstarch . Okay, so let's give this a stir. We just wanna incorporate all of those ingredients together, fantastic, okay. Next up, we're gonna
    and pour that in and let's give is a stir. So, the cornstarch is gonna thicken our sauce. We wanna incorporate that cream with our sugar. So, I wanna really give it a nice stir
  3. How to Make Poached Chicken Breasts with Apples

    Thu, 23 Jun 2011

    of tarragon, a dash of pepper, and 1-1/2 teaspoons of cornstarch . So, we have a large skillet right here and what we're ..... on a very low heat, and let's get a bowl and mix in our cornstarch ... with that water we had at the beginning. So we'll

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    quarter teaspoon of tarragon, a dash of pepper, and 1-1/2 teaspoons of cornstarch . So, we have a large skillet right here and what we're gonna do is put it to a medium heat and we're
    very low heat, and let's get a bowl and mix in our cornstarch ... with that water we had at the beginning. So we'll just mix that in together, get it nice and thick. There we
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Food Blogs We Love

  1. Colada o Mazamorra Morada de Maicena: Ecuadorian Corn Starch Purple Drink

    Wed, 26 Oct 2011

    maíz negro. The second one is to use cornstarch , or maicena. It is easier to find cornstarch , and it is quicker. For some history on Colada Morada, don’t forget to ..... order to thicken our colada, we will need cornstarch . Dissolve 1/3 cup of cornstarch in a

  2. Pork Chop Suey

    Tue, 29 Nov 2011

    soy, molasses and pepper. Take 2 T of the mix and stir in cornstarch and set aside. Heat 1 T oil in a non stick skillet and cook ..... the broth and bring to a boil. Cook 4 minutes and then add cornstarch mix and pork and cook 2-3 minutes to thicken sauce and finish

  3. Orange Pork and Broccoli

    Thu, 7 Jun 2012

    hoisin sauce (available in the Asian section at your food market) 2 T honey 2 c hot cooked brown rice Mix pork, wine, soy, cornstarch , salt and pepper. Set aside. Heat the oil in a skillet on high heat. Add broccoli and pepper and stir fry for 3-4 minutes

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How To

  1. Share Our Strength

    Sat, 1 Jan 2000

    sodium soy sauce 2 Tablespoons brown sugar 1 Tablespoon cornstarch 2 Tablespoons canola oil 1 1-inch piece of fresh ginger ..... Measure and stir together soy sauce, brown sugar, and cornstarch in a small bowl. If using, stir 2 teaspoons of peeled and minced

  2. How to Make Apple Pie

    Sat, 1 Jan 2000

    1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon granulated sugar 3 tablespoons cornstarch 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon; more to taste 1/4 teaspoon ..... the brown sugar, 1/4 cup of the granulated sugar, the cornstarch , cinnamon, kosher salt, and nutmeg in a small bowl. (Don