Clear Jel Instant
Also Known As: Clearjel, Instant Clearjel or Clearjel Starch
Ingredients: Instant Clearjel (modified food starch)
Taste and Aroma: Flavorless.
Uses: Clearjel is a superior version of cornstarch tolerates higher temperatures, works well with all types of ingredients including acidic ones and does not clump. Used as a thickener in pies, stews, sauces, gravies and pudding. Clearjel Instant does not have to be mixed with cold water prior to use like regular Clear Jel.
Substitutes: Clear Jel Cook Type, Gum Arabic Powder, Spelt Flour, Lecithin Powder, Potato Starch, Xanthan Gum, Tapioca Starch and Arrowroot Powder.
Fun Fact: Clear Jel is the secret thickener of choice for restaurants, bakeries and professional chefs.