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Old 03-16-2007, 09:43 PM   #1  
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Talking Ingredient Substitution List


Ingredient Substitution List

1 teaspoon baking powder = teaspoon baking soda plus cup buttermilk or teaspoon baking soda plus 5/8 teaspoon cream of tartar

1 cup sifted cake flour = 7/8 cup sifted all-purpose flour or 1 cup all-purpose flour minus 1-2 tablespoons

1 cup self-rising flour = 1 cup sifted all-purpose flour plus 1 teaspoons baking powder and teaspoon salt

1 cup all-purpose flour = 1 cup whole wheat flour

1 cup honey = 1 to 1 cups sugar plus cup liquid

2 large eggs = 3 small eggs

1 medium egg = 2 egg yolks plus 1 tablespoon water (for baking)

1 medium egg = 2 egg yolks (in custards or cream fillings)

1 ounce unsweetened chocolate = 1 square or 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder plus 1 tablespoon butter or margarine

6 squares or 6 ounces semisweet chocolate, melted = 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips, melted

1 tablespoon cornstarch (as thickening) = 2 tablespoons flour or 2 teaspoons quick tapioca or 2 egg yolks

1 teaspoon lemon juice = teaspoon vinegar

1 tablespoon fresh herbs = to 1 teaspoon dried herbs

1 small garlic clove = 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder

1 pound fresh mushrooms = 3 ounces dried or 6 ounces canned

1 cup whipping cream, whipped = 2 cups thawed whipped topping

1 cup whipping cream as liquid = 1/3 cup melted butter plus cup milk

1 cup light cream = 3 tablespoons melted butter plus cup milk

1 cup ricotta cheese = 1 cup cottage cheese, liquid drained -2-

1 cup buttermilk = 1 cup plain yogurt, stirred, or 1 tablespoon lemon juice stirred into milk to make 1 cup; let stand 5 minutes to make soured milk for baking only (never use sour milk that's been in the fridge too long; it's actually spoiled)

1 cup whole milk = 2 teaspoons melted butter plus 1 cup fat-free milk (or water) or equal parts evaporated milk and water or 1 cup nonfat dry milk plus 2 teaspoons melted butter

1 cup sour cream = 3 tablespoons melted butter stirred into 7/8 cup buttermilk, soured milk or plain yogurt

1 cup sour cream = 1 cup plain yogurt (but it will taste less rich from the missing fat)

Pecans = walnuts, almonds or hazelnuts

Chunky peanut butter = creamy peanut butter (or grind roasted peanuts in a blender with a little peanut oil)

1 cup bread crumbs = cup cracker crumbs

1 cup butter = 1 cup margarine or 7/8 cup vegetable oil or 7/8 cup butter-flavored shortening

1 pound lard = 2 cups shortening

1 cup sugar (in baking bread) = 1 cup honey plus a pinch of baking soda

1 cup sugar (in baking) = 7/8 cup honey plus a pinch of baking soda

1 cup sugar (in main dishes) = cup honey

1 cup brown sugar = 1 cup white sugar plus 2 tablespoons molasses

1 cup molasses (in baking) = 1 cup sugar (omit baking soda; use baking powder)

cup dry red wine or white wine = 2 tablespoons sherry or port

cup maple syrup = cup maple-flavored syrup, corn syrup or 1 cup sugar and increase liquid in recipe by 3 tablespoons

1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice = teaspoon nutmeg, teaspoon ginger, teaspoon cinnamon

1 pound tomatoes = 3 medium or cup sauce (6 ounces) or cup paste (2 ounces)

8 ounces tomato sauce = 2/3 cup water plus 1/3 cup tomato paste -3-

3 cups tomato juice = 2 cups water plus 6 ounces tomato paste plus teaspoon salt, dash of sugar

1 large marshmallow = 10 mini (dust off cornstarch from their surfaces or it might overload a recipe)

1 cup granulated sugar = 1 cups powdered sugar for uses other than baking

teaspoon powdered ginger = 1 teaspoon chopped fresh or 2 teaspoon minced crystallized

1 head fresh dill = 2 teaspoons dill seed

1 tablespoon grated fresh horseradish = 2 tablespoons bottled

1 teaspoon lemon juice = teaspoon vinegar

1 teaspoon dry mustard = 1 tablespoon prepared mustard or teaspoon mustard seeds

1 /4 cup rum = 1 teaspoon rum extract plus liquid to make cup

1 teaspoon vanilla extract = 1 inch vanilla bean, split and simmered in liquid of recipe

1 cup wine = 13 tablespoons water, 3 tablespoons lemon juice and 1 tablespoon sugar or a little less than 1 cup apple juice plus lemon juice

1 cup dry bread crumbs = 3 to 4 slices bread, torn and blenderized

1 cup sweetened condensed milk = 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons dry milk powder plus cup warm water plus cup sugar and dissolve

teaspoon cream of tartar = 1 teaspoons lemon juice or vinegar

1 tablespoon maple sugar = 1 tablespoon granulated sugar plus a dash of maple extract
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Old 03-17-2007, 12:30 PM   #2  
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wow,thanks, i will be copying and pasting this!
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Old 03-17-2007, 03:01 PM   #3  
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Wow this is so helpful. I'm going to print this off an put it on my fridge because I'm always out of something or another.

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