Clarified butter substitute

If a recipe calls for clarified butter or you are frying in butter and want to keep the butter from burning, simply add a dash of olive oil to regular butter. It’s hard to distinguish the taste … [more]

Chocolate (Bittersweet) recipe

There are two ways for creating bittersweet chocolate. 1) For 1 oz mix: ½ oz unsweetened chocolate 1 Tbsp granulated sugar. 2) For 1 oz mix: 3 Tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder 1 Tbsp granulated … [more]

Create your own Dark Brown Sugar

If a recipe calls for brown sugar but you have none, then create your own. For each cup of dark brown sugar required mix: 1 cup granulated sugar 2-3 Tbsp molasses [more]

Confectioner’s Sugar recipe

Creating your own confectioner’s sugar is simple. All you need is some standard granulated sugar, cornstarch and a food processor. For each cup needed: ½ cup plus 1 ½ Tbsp granulated … [more]

Baking Powder substitute

To make your own baking powder simply mix: ¼ tsp baking soda ¼ tsp cornstarch ½ tsp cream of tartar. Mix Yields: 1 tsp double-acting baking powder [more]

Cream subsitute

If you are in need of cream but have none, yogurt is a great subistitute. Substitute 1 cup cream with 1 cup plain yogurt. Good for gently heated or uncooked sauces, and cold soups. [more]

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