Sodium Citrate is the sodium salt of Citric Acid. Like Citric acid, it has a sour taste. Like other salts, it also has a salty taste. It is commonly known as sour salt and is mainly used as a food additive, usually for flavor or as a preservative. It gives club soda both its salty and sour flavors. It reduces the acidity of foods, so it allows spherification with stongly acidic ingredients. Sodium Citrate is also used as an antioxidant in food as well as a sequestrant. It dissolves easily and acts instantaneously. Customers have had fantastic results using this product in their mac and cheese recipes and cheese sauces.
100% Food Grade Non GMO Sodium Citrate packaged in a dedicated Gluten Free Bakery into a resealable standup pouch
Enhances flavor, preserves food, reduces acidity, and is used as anti-oxidant and sequestrant in foods.
Perfect emulsifier for melted cheese. Great for Mac N Cheese recipes.
2 cups grated cheese
1/2 tsp Judee's Gluten Free Sodium Citrate
1/2 cup liquid (water or beer)
Whisk 1/2 cup liquid and sodium citrate together in small saucepan until sodium citrate dissolves. Bring to simmer over medium heat. Stirring constantly, slowly add cheese to simmering liquid, making sure the cheese melts before adding more. Keep whisking until sauce is smooth and uniform.