Definition of cornstarch in English:


Syllabification: corn·starch
Pronunciation: /ˈkôrnˌstärCH


North American
  • Finely ground corn flour, used as a thickener in cooking.
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    • In a medium bowl, combine the cornstarch, brown sugar, apple juice concentrate, and vanilla extract and whisk together.
    • Combine cake flour, cornstarch, baking powder and enough water to make batter the consistency of light cream.
    • Mix the egg, salt, white pepper, and two tablespoons of the cornstarch in a medium to large bowl.

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