The Secret of Sucrose Esters

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WTF Sucrose Esters: Sure-Fire Surfactant

A surfactant lowers the surface tension between two liquids, or a liquid and a solid. This gives Sucrose Esters a unique set of properties to act as both an excellent stable foaming agent, a confectionary aid in creamy smooth icings, and more. Scott and Janie review the basics of sucrose esters, and show you how to create a tasty blood orange margarita and the best Italian icing on a funfetti cupcake… on this week’s WTF.

Product Links:
Sucrose Esters

Recipe Link:
Sunset Sour Orange Margarita
Funky Funfetti Cupcakes

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