Gluten Free

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Module 7

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M7 Discussion: Gluten free
M7 Discussion: Gluten free

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Gluten from wheat flour contributes structure to baked goods and is a substance that the cook or baker manipulates to suit the product, a chewy bagel requires well developed gluten while a tender Angel Food cake does not.

What changes in bread making ingredients/techniques could a baker follow to reduce the amount of gluten in a loaf of bread? What are some other ingredients could be used to replace the structure of gluten ? What chemicals or characteristics do these gluten replacements contribute that make them suitable replacements?

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