Organic Purple Corn Flour
8 lbs (8 bags - 1lb each)
Organic purple corn.
Purple corn flour (aka maiz morado flour, farine de mais violet) is used as a colorant, thickener and flour in Peru. It is naturally gluten free and is nutritionally similar to conventional (yellow) corn flour with the addition of its purple pigment – anthocyanin – a powerful antioxidant & anti-inflammatory.
Purple corn actually contains more anthocyanin than blueberries.
This corn flour is kosher and certified USDA Organic by Control Union Certifications.
Please keep purple corn flour in an air-tight cool, dry place.
RECIPES & TIPS
Purple corn flour can be used as a flour or natural colorant in beverage, dessert & baked good recipes. In Peru it’s often used in chica morada, purple corn pudding (mazamorra morada) and chichi sherbet.
Purple corn flour can be used as a substitute for cornmeal or regular corn flour in recipes.
When adapting wheat flour recipes to use purple corn flour, substitute purple corn flour for up to 1/3rd of the wheat flour called for.
Try using purple corn flour in breads, tortillas, cakes, muffins, cupcakes or pancakes.