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Bob's Red Mill, Guar Gum, Gluten Free, 8 oz (226 g) (Discontinued Item)

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Bob's Red Mill, Guar Gum, Gluten Free, 8 oz (226 g) (Discontinued Item)


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Bob's Red Mill, Guar Gum, Gluten Free, 8 oz (226 g) (Discontinued Item)

Out of Stock - Discontinued
  • Shipping Weight:
    0.65 lbs
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  • Product Code: BRM-00554
  • UPC Code: 039978005540
  • Package Quantity: 8 oz (226 g)
  • Dimensions:
    1.9 x 4 x 5 in, 0.55 lbs
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Product Overview


  • Premium Quality
  • Gluten Free
  • All Natural
  • Kosher

All naturally made from the ground seeds of an Indian tree, Guar Gum has eight times the thickening power as cornstarch and is an excellent all-purpose thickener for salad dressings, ice creams, puddings, gravies, sauces, soups and more! It's also a great binder for use in baked goods.

You Can See Our Quality!

Bob's Red Mill products labeled Gluten Free are batch tested in our quality control laboratory. We use an ELISA Gluten Assay test to determine is a product is gluten free.

Suggested Use

Serve this family favorite with butter, honey or jam. The dough is easier to work with mixed in a food processor rather than by hand.

1 cup Bob's Red Mill GF All Purpose Baking Flour

1/2 cup Bob's Red Mill Cornstarch

1 Tbsp. Sugar

2 tsp. Bob's Red Mill Baking Powder

1/4 tsp. Bob's Red Mill Baking Soda

1 tsp. Bob's Red Mill Xanthan Gum

1 tsp. Bob's Red Mil Gaur Gum

1/2 tsp. Bob's Red Mill Sea Salt

1/4 cup Shortening*

1/4 cup Milk

1 large Egg White

Cooking Spray

*Non-hydrogenated shortening, by Spectrum and smart Balance, are available at health food stores.

Preheat oven to 350º. In food processor, pulse dry ingredients (flour through salt) to mix thoroughly. Add shortening and pulse a few times again. Add milk and egg white and blend into soft dough. To mix by hand, combine dry ingredients (flour through salt) in large bowl. Cut in shortening until mixture is consistency of small peas. Whisk together milk and egg thoroughly combine. Stir into flour mixture to form a soft dough. Shape dough into ball, scraping side to bowl with spatula. Place dough on surface lightly dusted with GF All Purpose Baking Flour. Gently pat to 3/4-inch thick circle with hands or spatula. Cut into 2-inch circles. Shape remaining dough to 3/4-inch thick and cut again. If dough is sticky, lightly dust with more flour. Arrange evenly on baking sheet lined with parchment paper or coated with cooking spray and lightly dusted. Bake 12-15 minutes or until nicely browned. Best when served warm or gently reheated. Serves 10.

Other Ingredients

Guar gum.


Keeps best refrigerated or frozen.

Manufactured in a facility that also uses tree nuts and soy.

Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 1 Tbsp (7 g)
Servings Per Container: 64 (per 16 oz bag)
  Amount Per Serving % DV
Calories 20  
Calories from Fat 0  
Total Fat 0 g 0%
Saturated Fat 0 g 0%
Trans Fat 0 g  
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 2 mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 6 g 2%
Dietary Fiber 6 g 24%
Sugars 0 g  
Protein 0 g  
Vitamin A   0%
Vitamin C   0%
Calcium   0%
Iron   1%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
iHerb Customer Reviews

Great Guar Gum Product!

Posted by BeckySue on Dec 23, 2012 | Verified Purchase

This item has been discontinued but Iherb has many similar items that are just as good!

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Gluten-Free Thickening

Posted by SherryB on Aug 17, 2012 | Verified Purchase

Wheat flour is often used as the thickening agent in cooking. Since going gluten-free, I have needed something to help thicken sauces, soups and gravies. I even tried it with smoothies. The guar gum thickens recipes and does not have much taste. A little goes a long way. sorry to see it discontinued.

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Posted by iHerb Customer on Oct 24, 2010 | Verified Purchase

I prefer this over xanthan gum because it is all natural and not so processed. I'm always happy with Bob's Red Mill products. This product is an important part of my gluten free baking habits.

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Excellent Results

Posted by iHerb Customer on Sep 21, 2010 | Verified Purchase

I add this to smoothies for a creamier texture. A teensy bit goes a long way for super smooth results. has some ideas on how to use this to make yummy breakfasts and treats.

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Great service!!

Posted by iHerb Customer on Aug 06, 2010 | Verified Purchase

First time ordering from iHerb, loved it! Great service, got my product in perfect conditions and in reasonable amount of time. I am very pleased with iHerb and will definitely be ordering again!

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