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Substitution Chart

11 January, 2008

When you need

Baking Powder

1 teaspoon

Use

1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar + 1/4 teaspoon baking soda

Buttermilk 1 cup 1 teaspoon lemon juice or vinegar + enough milk to measure 1 cup
Cake Flour 1 cup 2 tablespoons cornstarch + enough all-purpose flour to equal 1 cup
Cornstarch 1 tablespoon 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
Cracker Crumbs 3/4 cup 1 cup bread crumbs
Dark corn syrup 1 cup 3/4 cup light corn syrup + 1/4 cup molasses or 1 cup light corn syrup
Garlic 1 clove, minced 1/8 tsp. garlic powder
Garlic salt 1 teaspoon 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder + 7/8 teaspoon salt
Half-and-half cream 1 cup 1 tablespoon melted butter + enough whole milk to equal 1 cup
Honey 1/2 cup 2/3 cup sugar + 2 tablespoons liquid
Lemon juice 1 teaspoon 1/4 teaspoon cider vinegar
Lemon peel 1 teaspoon 1/2 teaspoon lemon extract
Light corn syrup 1 cup 1 cup sugar + 1 cup liquid
Molasses 1/2 cup 1/2 cup honey
Onion 1 small, chopped 1 teaspoon onion powder or 1 tablespoon dried minced onion
Prepared Mustard 1 tablespoon 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard + 2 teaspoons vinegar
Semisweet chocolate 1 square (1 ounce) 2 tablespoons semisweet chocolate chips or 1 square (1 ounce) unsweetened chocolate + 1 tablespoon sugar
Sour cream 1 cup 1 cup plain yogurt
Sugar 1 cup 1 cup packed brown sugar or 2 cups sifted confectioners’ sugar
Tapioca 2 teaspoons 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
Tomato juice 1 cup 1/2 cup tomato sauce + 1/2 cup water
Tomato sauce 2 cups 3/4 cup tomato paste + 1 cup water
Unsweet chocolate 1 square (1 ounce) 3 tablespoons cocoa + 1 tablespoon shortening or oil
Whole Milk 1 cup 1/2 cup evaporated milk + 1/2 cup water