Extra thickener is added to bring the butter fat content up to the minimum of 35% so it can be classified as thickened cream - gelatin is used.
A significant source of calcium, it is used in Brazil as a thickener for instant soups and baby formula.
Oats or oat flour can be used as a thickener for soups, gravies, sauces, stews, or puddings.
Modified starches were also used in food industries as a thickener .
Wheat flour used as a starch thickener needs relatively long cooking to remove its raw taste; and even after cooking it has a noticeable flavour.
An unusually high amount of pectin - a natural thickener - makes the fruit ideal for making jams, jellies, and marmalades.
The most familiar use of starch is as a thickener for cooking sauces, as in cornflour, or perhaps as a substance for stiffening shirt collars.
And the cocoa butter takes on a life of its own - it becomes not only an ideal thickener , but also lends a hand adding sheen to sauces.
This is a synthetic substance used as a thickener and to encourage lather.
Dave, once a keen whisky drinker, smiles as he recalls how Jill would put thickener in his favourite tipple to help it go down.