Maizena corn starch is a multipurpose flavorless thickener that is perfect for all your baking and cooking needs. Its quick and easy. Tips for how to use maizena corn starch: for extra tender cakes and cookies, substitute maizena for 1/3 of the flour used in your favorite recipes. When preparing meatballs, hamburgers or meatloaf, add 2 tablespoons of maizena to every 1 lb. Of ground meat for even juicier and hearty meats. To make a crispy coating for your chicken or fish, combine 1 cup of maizena, 1 egg and 1/4 cup of milk to make a batter. Coat chicken or fish and fry until golden. For delicious fruit smoothies, follow the directions for traditional atole, then freeze the mixture until it is frosty. Transfer it to a blender, add your favorite fruit and process until smooth and frothy. Add sugar to taste, if desired. Pour into a tall glass and enjoy! Maizena is also available as maizena atoles, a delicious fortified cornstarch beverage. Maizena atoles are available in great flavors including chocolate, strawberry, vanilla and coconut.the maizena brand is defined by tradition. The iconic yellow box brand has more than 80 years of history and its uses in recipes ranging from atoles, desserts, sauces and even savory dishes have been passed down from generation to generation. Knorr believes that good food matters and everyday meals can be just as magical as special occasions. Knorr products owe their taste and flavors to the culinary skills and passion of its chefs. Knorr sources high-quality ingredients to create delicious side dishes, bouillons, sauces, gravies, soups and seasonings enjoyed by families everywhere.