ApplicationNo. 950265 filed on 09/25/1992
US Classes:426/549, Basic ingredient is starch based batter, dough product, etc.426/439, Farinaceous cereal dough or batter product, e.g., doughnut, etc.426/560Flakes, chips, filaments, sheets, or pellets
ExaminersPrimary: Czaja, Donald E.
Assistant: Mims, Mary S.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
Foreign Patent References
International ClassA23L 001/10
AbstractA process for preparing dough, in particular a corn dough, for the preparation of snack foods such as, for example, corn chips, tortillas, taco shells or the like, in which ground cereals are mixed with water to form a mixture, the mixture is heated and subsequently cooled. The mixture is heated only to a temperature slightly above the gelatinization temperature of the cereal starch, and the mixture is cooled as early as after only partial gelatinization of the cereal starch.