Xanthan gum is used as a binding agent, particularly in gluten-free baking. Gluten gives a flaky texture to the pie. So without gluten, we need a binding agent such as xanthan gum to make the dough pliable. You can prepare the american pie with xanthan gum by incorporating it into the pie crust dough:
· Use a combination of gluten-free flour.
· Stir in 1/4 teaspoon of Xanthan gum powder and mix well with the flour.
· Add basic ingredients like salt, sugar, and butter.
· Knead it into a smooth dough by following the steps given in this xanthan gum pie crust recipe.