Glucono Delta Lactone
Also Known As: GDL, Glucono Delta-Lactone
Ingredients: Glucono Delta Lactone
Taste and Aroma: Odorless and neutral-flavored, but becomes tangy when dissolved in water.
Uses: Glucono Delta Lactone is used as a substitute for certain enzymes in cheese processing or tofu manufacturing. It can also be used in curing and pickling and as a leavening agent in baking.
Substitutes: Canning and Pickling Salt and Baking Powder
Fun Fact: Although the word Glucono Delta Lactone looks like it may contain gluten (glucono) and dairy (lactone), the chemical compound contains neither.