What does cream of tartar do for recipes?

Answer 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 »

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Does cream of tartar ever go bad?

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 »

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.

Are there any ice cream recipes that do not call for an ice cream maker/heavy cream?

Hey, absolutely. This will sound odd but it is possible to make ice-cream from blending frozen bananas! You can chose to add other ingredients to change the flavor (I like adding cinnamon or cocoa ... Read More »

What can you use in place of cream of tartar?

Cream of tartar is an acid, so in some recipes you can substitute equal amounts of another acid, such as vinegar or lemon juice. If a recipe calls for both cream of tartar and baking soda, eliminat... Read More »