Friday, January 7, 2011

Ingredient Substitution List

This list is for all of those times you start making a recipe and are missing something.

A
All Spice: 1 tsp - 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon, 1/4 tsp ground ginger, & 1/4 tsp ground cloves
Apple Pie Spice: 1 tsp - 1/2 tsp cinnamon, 1/4 tsp nutmeg, & 1/8 tsp cardamom

B
Baking Powder: 1 tsp - 1/4 tsp baking soda & 1/2 tsp cream of tarter
Bread Crumbs: 1 cup - 1 cup cracker crumbs or 1 cup ground oats
Broth, Beef or Chicken: 1 cup - 1 bullion cube & 1 cup boiling water or 1 Tbsp soy sauce & enough Water for 1 cup.
Brown Sugar: 1 cup, packed: 1 cup granulated sugar & 1/4 cup molasses. Decrease liquid in the recipe by 1/4 cup.
Butter, Salted: 1 cup - 1 cup margarine or 1 cup shortening
Butter, Unsalted: 1 cup - 1 cup margarine or 7/8 cup vegetable oil
Buttermilk: 1 cup - 1 Tbsp lemon juice & enough milk to make 1 cup, let stand 15 minutes.

C
Cocoa: 1/4 cup - 1 oz chocolate. Decrease fat in recipe by 1/2 Tbsp.
Cornstarch: 1 Tbsp - 2 Tbsp flour
Corn Syrup: 1 cup - 1 cup sugar & 1/4 cup water heated until syrupy
Cream, Heavy: 1 cup - 3/4 cup milk & 3 Tbsp melted unsalted butter
Cream of Tarter: 1 tsp - 2 tsp lemon juice

F
Flour, Bread: 1 cup - 1 cup flour & 1 tsp wheat gluten
Flour, Cake: 1 cup - 3/4 cup all-purpose flour & 1/4 cup cornstarch, sifted together.
Flour, Self-rising: 1 cup - 7/8 cup all-purpose flour, 1 1/2 tsp baking powder & 1/2 tsp salt

G
Garlic: 1 clove - 1/8 tsp garlic powder or 1/2 tsp garlic salt.
Garlic Salt: 1 tsp - 1/8 tsp garlic powder & 7/8 tsp salt

H
Herbs: 1 Tbsp fresh - 1 tsp dried herbs
Honey: 1 cup - 1 cup corn syrup or molasses

K
Ketchup: 1 cup - 1 cup tomato sauce, 1 tsp vinegar & 1 Tbsp sugar

L
Lemon Juice: 1 tsp - 1/2 tsp vinegar
Lemon Zest: 1 tsp - 1/2 tsp lemon extract or 2 Tbsp lemon juice

M
Marshmallow Creme: 7 oz jar - 16 oz pkg marshmallows, melted, with 3 1/2 Tbsp corn syrup
Marshmallows: 1 cup mini - 10 large
Mayonnaise: 1 cup - 1 cup sour cream or plain yogurt 
Molasses: 1 cup - 3/4 cup brown sugar & 1 tsp cream of tarter. Increase liquid by 5 Tbsp.

O
Onion: 1 cup chopped - 1/4 cup dried minced onion or 1/4 cup onion powder
Orange Zest: 1 Tbsp - 1 tsp lemon juice

P
Parsley: 1 Tbsp chopped, fresh - 1 tsp dried parsley

S
Shortening: 1 cup - 1 cup butter
Sour Cream: 1 cup - 1 cup plain yogurt
Soy Sauce: 1/2 cup - 4 Tbsp worcestershire sauce with 1 Tbsp butter melted
Sweetened Condensed Milk: 14 oz - 1/3 cup & 2 Tbsp Evaporated Milk, 1 cup Sugar & 3 Tbsp butter. Heat until sugar dissolves.

V
Vanilla Bean: 1 bean - 2 tsp vanilla extract
Vegetable Oil, for baking: 1 cup - 1 cup applesauce
Vinegar: 1 tsp - 1 tsp lemon juice

W
Wine: 1 cup - 1 cup chicken or beef broth

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