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Old 12-28-2011, 13:38   #11
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Is corn starch an okay substitution for someone with diabetes? And if if I choose to use this do I use it in the same amount as the other "gum" stuff?
Corn starch has 7 grams carbs/tablespoon. I've personally not used it since I got diabetes, and have just thickened by reduction or cream.

As for substituting corn starch for the gum - I searched for those more in the know than I and came up with 'no' via that same question here - Xanthan Gum And Corn Starch - Celiac.com Celiac Disease & Gluten-Free Diet Forum

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I don't think it would hurt the recipe to much to just leave out the guar/xantham gum. Sorry for the wrong turn with the corn starch. I am not a baker, my husband cooked this up for me.

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