Arrowroot vs. Cornstarch: Which Thickener Is Best?

  Image/Karissa Bowers You’ve probably used cornstarch when baking and cooking countless times, but how about arrowroot? Arrowroot works similarly to cornstarch. So which to use? We’re sharing the differences between the two thickeners and which is best. Cornstarch Cornstarch is a starch obtained from the endosperm of a corn kernel. The powdery substance forms a slurry when mixed with water. It’s commonly used as a thickener or anti-caking agent. The number one concern with using cornstarch is its link to genetically modified corn. This is a major reason I…

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