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Cream of tartar, scientifically known as potassium bitartrate, is a versatile and often misunderstood ingredient in the culinary world. Here's some of the best substitutes for it!
In some recipes, cream of tartar can be substituted with lemon juice or white vinegar, although the acid levels may differ, so adjustments may be needed.
Ideal for stabilizing egg whites; use an equal amount of lemon juice or white vinegar as a substitute.
If your recipe calls for baking soda and cream of tartar, you can substitute both with baking powder.
In baked goods, replace some liquid with buttermilk if you’re out of cream of tartar.
Mix cream of tartar with baking soda to make homemade baking powder.