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Substitutions

Posted by on Dec. 1, 2009 at 12:07 PM
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Cheese

  • Cream cheese = cottage cheese blended smooth with butter or milk
  • Romano = Parmesan
  • Ricotta = cottage cheese

Eggs

  • 1 Tbsp. soy flour and 1 Tbsp. water

Flour

  • 1 cup sifted cake flour = 1 cup less 2 Tbsp. sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1 Tbsp. cornstarch = 2 Tbsp. flour for thickening sauces and gravies

Milk / Cream

  • 1 cup milk = 1/3 cup dry milk plus 1 cup water or
    1/2 cup evaporated milk plus 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup buttermilk = 1 cup plain yogurt or
    1 Tbsp. lemon juice or vinegar plus enough milk to make 1 cup; Let stand 5 minutes.
  • 1 cup heavy cream or half and half = 7/8 cup whole milk plus 3 Tbsp. butter
  • 1 cup light cream = 7/8 cup whole milk plus 1 1/2 Tbsp. butter
  • 1 cup sour cream (for baking) = 1 cup plain yogurt
  • 1 cup sour milk = 1 cup plain yogurt or
    1 Tbsp. lemon juice or vinegar plus enough milk to make 1 cup
  • 1 cup whole milk = 1 cup skim milk plus 2 Tbsp. butter or margarine

Sugar

  • 1 cup granulated sugar = 1 3/4 cups powdered sugar or
    1 cup packed light brown sugar or
    3/4 cup honey
  • 1 cup powdered or confectioners sugar = 1/2 cup plus 1 Tbsp. granulated sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar = 1 cup sugar plus 2 Tbsp. molasses

Miscellaneous

  • 1 pkg. active dry yeast = 1 Tbsp. bulk yeast or
    1/2 cake compressed yeast
  • 1 tsp. baking powder = 1/4 tsp. cream of tartar plus 1/4 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice = 1/2 Tbsp. vinegar
  • 1 cup chopped apples = 1 cup chopped pears plus 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 cup dry bread crumbs = 3/4 cup cracker crumbs or
    1 cup cornflake crumbs
  • 1 cup butter = 1 cup margarine OR
    7/8 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 Tbsp. cornstarch = 2 Tbsp. all purpose flour
  • 1 cup dark corn syrup = 3/4 cup light corn syrup plus 1/4 cup light molasses
  • 1 chopped onion = 1 Tbsp. instant minced
  • 1 clove garlic = 1/4 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 cup tomato sauce = 3/4 cup tomato paste plus 1 cup water
  • 1 Tbsp. prepared mustard = 1 tsp. dry mustard plus 1 Tbsp. water
  • 1 tsp. dried herbs = 1 Tbsp. fresh herbs

1 oz. unsweetened chocolate = 3 Tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder plus 1 Tbsp. butter, margarine or shortening

by on Dec. 1, 2009 at 12:07 PM
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Deezeekay
by on Dec. 2, 2009 at 3:29 PM

I'm printing this and sliding it inside my cookbook! Thank you :)apron

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