Table 2: ANOVA for the overall effect of processing parameters on the physical and textural responsesa.

Responses Mean squares
Diameter (cm)Thickness (cm)Spread ratioHardness (N)Stress-strain ratio

Total individual effect of processing parameters

Sugar0.1106***0.0046***1.3295**613.2477***0.6928**
Fat0.0612*0.0031**1.1300**269.4439*0.3601
Ammonium bicarbonate0.1537***0.0026**1.4404**424.7674**0.4937*
Water0.02170.0059***1.2738**353.4363**0.1897

Combined effect of all processing parameters

Linear level0.3164***0.0046***1.9498***188.11620.4062
Quadratic level0.01080.0070***1.5964**171.78650.3586
Interactive level0.03560.0029**0.9737*238.5898*0.4685*

aSignificant at *10%, **5%, and ***1%.