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Bob's Red Mill Vital Wheat Gluten, 623g

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Certified Kosher

Vegan

Vegetarian

Cholesterol Free

Dairy Free

Dye and Color Additive Free

GMO Free

High Fructose Corn Syrup Free

Low Fat

No Added Sugar or Sweeteners

No Artificial Ingredients

No Trans Fats

Preservative Free

SLS Free

Sugar Free

Vegan

Vegetarian

Made By Hand

Sourced Direct From Farmers

Description

Bob's Red Mill Vital Wheat Gluten is made from the protein found in the endosperm of the wheat berry, containing 75% to 80% protein. When combined with water it becomes highly elastic and has a taffy-like texture. A small amount added to yeast bread recipes improves the texture and elasticity of the dough, helps retain the gas and steam from baking, and gives more volume to the baked bread. It can be especially helpful for baking breads made with whole grain flours and coarse cereals. Vital wheat gluten is often used by commercial bakeries to produce light textured breads, and can easily put the home bread baker on a par with the professionals. Vital wheat gluten is also a staple ingredient for meat and meat substitutes. It acts as a binder for meatballs, meatloaf, veggie burgers and tofu alike. Vital wheat gluten is the main ingredient in the popular meat substitute, seitan. To make seitan, mix vital wheat gluten with spices and then add water to make a dough. When the gluten dough is steamed, baked, boiled, or otherwise cooked, it becomes chewy with a very meat-like texture. See our package for an easy and delicious Basic Seitan recipe, as well as directions for a classic and hearty Honey Oatmeal Bread.

Ingredients

wheat gluten

Reviews For Bob's Red Mill Vital Wheat Gluten, 623g

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I bought this as a bread dough enhancer. Haven't tried it yet, literally just got it today. Very important when making bread, this product ensures a good rise. Particularly important if you're making bread in a bread maker... Use 1 tsp per cup of flour to a max of 3....an extra tsp for ryes and other rice etc flours!

- Antonia

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