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

Answer 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.

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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 »

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 »

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 »

Why do you use cream of tartar in cookies?

The wine-making process produces cream of tartar, a salt made of tartaric acid and potassium hydroxide. Cooks primarily use cream of tartar when whipping egg whites. They also add it cookie dough t... Read More »