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self-rising cornmeal

Postby msh » Sat Apr 21, 2012 3:34 pm

My wife bought 2 bags of self-rising cornmeal thinking they would be useful for me. I understand there's other ingredients, but can't find any reference to anyone using it for mash. Has anyone here tried it?
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Re: self-rising cornmeal

Postby vb » Sat Apr 21, 2012 4:57 pm

self rising flour has addition of baking soda and some dry form of acid.
they cancel each other out and create CO2.
I would think that it should be fine for a UJSM style wash. make a few extra bubbles in the beginning, but will even out soon enough.

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Re: self-rising cornmeal

Postby acfixer69 » Sat Apr 21, 2012 4:59 pm

I haven't used it but it is just corn flour and a little baking power and salt added. Not sure about the salt in the ferment though.
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