Cookbook:Cream of Tartar
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Cream of tartar is an acid produced during wine making. Other names include potassium bitartrate, potassium hydrogen tartrate. Appearance white crystalline powder. Cream of tartar is the potassium acid salt of tartaric acid.
- Mix with baking soda to make single-acting baking powder.
- Add to fruit-flavored frosting to make the frosting more sour.
- Mix with lemon extract or zest to make a lemon juice substitute.
- Use a 1/4 tsp. when beating egg whites to a stiff peak by hand with a wooden spoon (for 4 egg whites).