Does cream of tartar ever go bad?

Answer Cream of tartar has an unlimited shelf life when stored correctly. As long as the product is stored in a relatively cool, dry, dark area (such as a cupboard or refrigerator), it will last forever.S... Read More »

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What does cream of tartar do for recipes?

Cream of tartar is also used to give a creamier texture to sugary things like candy and frosting and to stabilize and increase the volume of beaten egg whites.(Cream of tartar can be used to clean ... Read More »

Why does it become so thin when i mix eggs whites and cream of tartar?

Either there are traces of grease or oil on your beaters or bowl, or you've dumped all the cream of tarter in at once instead of sprinkling it in gradually.

How to Use Cream of Tartar?

Cream of tartar (potassium bitartrate/potassium hydrogen bitartrate/potassium acid tartrate) is a by-product of the wine-making process. It is obtained from a crystalline acid that deposits on the ... Read More »

How to Substitute Cream of Tartar?

It is possible to substitute cream of tartar in recipes if you are missing a box of it in the pantry with vinegar or lemon juice. Ideal in meringue recipes or similar cooking.