30 09, 2021

Neotame

Neotame What is Neotame? Neotame is a non-caloric artificial sweetener derived from Aspartame with a characteristic liquorice taste. It is used to substitute sucrose in low calorie products. Neotame is 7,000 - 13,000 times sweeter than sucrose, and 30 - 60 times sweeter than aspartame.1 Benefits of neotame include:1,2 High heat and [...]

30 09, 2019

Sugar-free Baking

Sugar-free Baking What is Sugar-free Baking? Sugar-free baking involves replacing sucrose with low calorie or calorie-free sweeteners referred to as sugar substitutes. These substances have a very intense, sweet taste. So, they are used in very small amounts to replace sugar and are often used with bulking agents. Sweeteners currently [...]

24 04, 2019

Batter Mixing

Batter Mixing What is Batter Mixing? Batter mixing is a process in which basic cake ingredients are mixed to form a smooth, aerated and semi-fluid mass that can be poured or deposited into pans. Batter mixing is quite different from dough mixing. This is because the water, fat, sugar and egg levels [...]

9 04, 2019

Maltodextrins

Maltodextrins What is are Maltodextrins? Maltodextrins are products of partial hydrolysis of starch. They are used as: Bulking agents Carriers for flavors Sweetness reducers ‘Gram by gram’ sugar/fat replacers They are classified based on their dextrose equivalents (DE) which range from 3-20. The higher the DE, the more extensive is the hydrolysis [...]

5 03, 2019

Polyols in Baking

Polyols in Baking What are Polyols in Baking? Polyols, also known as sugar alcohols or polyalcohols, are alternative ‘bulk’ sweeteners that can be used in the production of low calorie sweet goods and yeast-leavened bakery products. Polyols commonly used in the bakery include:1 Hydrogenated monosaccharides (Sorbitol, mannitol xylitol) Hydrogenated disaccharides (Isomalt, maltitol, [...]

5 04, 2017

Free Downloads

Free Downloads Find more free downloads at the BAKER Academy. If you use the material, please reference BAKERpedia. Download Pizza and Flatbread Presentations Download Multigrain Bread Presentations Download Clean Label Bread Presentations Download the Dummies' [...]

10 06, 2015

Prebiotics

Prebiotics What are Prebiotics? Prebiotics are plant-based, indigestible dietary fiber that are beneficial to the digestive system. They can improve the host health by selectively stimulating the growth and activity of a limited number of bacterial species (Gibson and Rutherford, 1995). Accepted prebiotics are a group of fibers, namely galacto- and fructo-oligosaccharides [...]

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