Lemon Meringue Pie
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McCormick® 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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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.

Full Ingredients

CREAM OF TARTAR

UPC Code

52100002361 (1.50oz)

Nutrition information (per Serving)

This product has no significant nutritional value.

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“Love cream of tartar. I put it on everything.”

-@Lauren

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  • Love cream of tartar. I put it on everything.

    Lauren | September 09, 2016

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  • 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.

    Nancy | February 23, 2014

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  • 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.

    Ron | September 09, 2014

    (1.0) stars)