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Cream of TartarCream of TartarThe potassium salt of tartaric acid used to stabilize egg whites in baking. It is obtained as a by product of wine manufacture.  The chemical names are potassium acid tartrate, potassium hydrogen tartrate, and potassium bitartrate.Spices,Herbs and Spices,Spices and Flavors,521000023612 out of 5 stars, based on 2 user reviews
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Cream of Tartar

The potassium salt of tartaric acid used to stabilize egg whites in baking. It is obtained as a by product of wine manufacture.  The chemical names are potassium acid tartrate, potassium hydrogen tartrate, and potassium bitartrate.

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Ingredients

Cream Of Tartar

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  • 521000023611.50
Usage tips

• Beat with egg whites to stabilize the whites in angel food cake, meringue shells, meringue for pies, and 7-minute frostings.
• To make baking powder, mix 1/2 tsp. Cream of Tartar and 1/4 tsp. each baking soda and cornstarch.

Meringue for Pie
BEAT 3 egg whites, 1/2 tsp. Pure Vanilla Extract and 1/4 tsp. Cream of Tartar until soft peaks form. Beat in 1/4 cup sugar, 1 tbsp. at a time, until stiff peaks form. BAKE as directed in meringue pie recipe.

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Recipe details

Surprise Meringues

Serves: Makes 6 dozen or 12 (6 meringue) servings.
Prep time: 10 mins

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Nutrition information

This product has no significant nutritional value per 1/4 tsp. serving.

Ratings & Reviews: 2

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  • Ron on 09/09/2014

    So, how in the world do you get the top off to completely remove the tamper seal. The lid must be glued on. We'll be buying a different brand next time.

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  • Nancy on 02/23/2014

    My husband uses it to make tartar sauce for fish; but evidently that's not what it's for. I have used it for meringues.

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