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Oxidative stability and characterization of oleogels made from safflower oil-based beeswax and rice bran wax and their utilization in cake production
  • Şebnem Badem,
  • Ayhan BAŞTÜRK
Şebnem Badem
Van Yuzuncu Yil University

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In this study, oleogels based on safflower oil were produced from beeswax and rice bran wax at different ratios. It was aimed to produce cakes with high level of unsaturated fatty acids by using these oleogels as a shortening replacer. The characterization and oxidative stability of oleogels were investigated. Oil binding capacity (OBC), solid fat content (SFC) and crystallization time (CT) were determined in oleogels. Moisture content, pH, texture and sensory analysis were performed in the cakes. In addition, fatty acid composition, free fatty acidity, peroxide value, conjugated diene-triene and 3-monochloropropane-1,2-diol (3-MCPD) and glycidyl analyzes were performed pre- and post-cooking in oleogels and shortening. SFC increased as gelator concentration increased. Beeswax showed the highest OBC. The shortest CT was determined in rice bran wax. No changes were observed in the fatty acid composition of safflower oil following oleogelation. The change in major fatty acids post-cooking was also not significant. Cakes made with oleogel were acceptable in terms of texture and sensory properties compared to cake produced using shortening. Sensory results showed that some cakes produced with oleogels more acceptable than control. This study revealed that oleogels produced with safflower oil-based beeswax and rice bran wax with high unsaturated fatty acid content can be used in cakes rather than commercial shortening.
02 Nov 2022Submitted to Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society
02 Nov 2022Submission Checks Completed
02 Nov 2022Assigned to Editor
06 Nov 2022Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
10 Nov 2022Reviewer(s) Assigned
02 Dec 2022Editorial Decision: Revise Major
19 Dec 20221st Revision Received
20 Dec 2022Submission Checks Completed
20 Dec 2022Assigned to Editor
20 Dec 2022Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
23 Dec 2022Reviewer(s) Assigned
30 Jan 2023Editorial Decision: Revise Major
02 Mar 20232nd Revision Received
02 Mar 2023Submission Checks Completed
02 Mar 2023Assigned to Editor
02 Mar 2023Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
08 Mar 2023Editorial Decision: Revise Minor