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Volume 6, Issue 6, November 2017, Page: 243-249
Impact of Green Pulp Banana and Flaxseed Flour on Pound Cake Quality
Marina Lisboa Silva, Food Engineering Department, Federal University of Ceará, Fortaleza, Brazil
Luciana Gama de Mendonça, Food Engineering Department, Federal University of Ceará, Fortaleza, Brazil
Rafael Audino Zambelli, Food Engineering Department, Federal University of Ceará, Fortaleza, Brazil
Ana Lídia Martins Magalhães, Food Engineering Department, Federal University of Ceará, Fortaleza, Brazil
Cristiano Silva da Costa, Food Engineering Department, Federal University of Ceará, Fortaleza, Brazil
Marcos Venânces De Souza Leão, Food Engineering Department, Federal University of Ceará, Fortaleza, Brazil
Rejane de Albuquerque Ribeiro de Sá Costa, Food Engineering Department, Federal University of Ceará, Fortaleza, Brazil
Received: Oct. 6, 2017;       Accepted: Oct. 25, 2017;       Published: Dec. 8, 2017
DOI: 10.11648/j.ijnfs.20170606.15      View  2041      Downloads  146
The study investigated the combined effects of different levels of green pulp banana and flaxseed flour on the technological properties of pound cake. The effect of these ingredients was observed on the physical properties of the pound cakes (specific volume, symmetry, moisture and weight loss). The data were evaluated by response surface and the optimized formulation was evaluated, along with the control, through sensorial analysis, proximate composition and crumb porosity. A significant influence of the ingredients on the specific volume was observed, leading to their reduction. There was influence of green pulp banana on moisture and weight loss. In this way, the optimized formulation was established with 11.5% of green pulp banana and 5% of flaxseed flour. The optimized formulation had a higher content of protein, ash and fat and lower carbohydrate content than the control formulation. In addition, there were no significant differences between the sensorial attributes evaluated, with texture exception.
Formulation, Functional Food, Pound Cake, Protein Network
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Marina Lisboa Silva, Luciana Gama de Mendonça, Rafael Audino Zambelli, Ana Lídia Martins Magalhães, Cristiano Silva da Costa, Marcos Venânces De Souza Leão, Rejane de Albuquerque Ribeiro de Sá Costa, Impact of Green Pulp Banana and Flaxseed Flour on Pound Cake Quality, International Journal of Nutrition and Food Sciences. Vol. 6, No. 6, 2017, pp. 243-249. doi: 10.11648/j.ijnfs.20170606.15
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