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equivalent of cream of tartar?

Posted by shakesrear - Created: 15 years ago
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i've finally run out of cream of tartar and baking powder. I've found baking soda, which was no problem, and i bought some levure chimique (but in tiny quantities), but i don't know how they correspond to baking powder and especially to cream of tartar.

anyone know? and maybe where to find them?

thanks

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Posted by lulu-183463 - 15 years ago

For 1 teaspoon of Baking powder mix 1/4 teaspoon baking soda plus a 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar.

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Posted by mj-185311 - 15 years ago

I don't know about cream of tartar but baking powder is usually available in the Asian groceries. 

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Posted by Humptydingo-180377 - 15 years ago

Depending where you are and how convenient Antibes is for you, you could try ringing Geoffreys of London Supermarket, Galerie du Port, rue Lacan - Tel: 04 93 34 55 70.  They sell most of the English type cake ingredients including mixed spice etc.