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Ingredient Substitutions

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Ingredient Substitutions

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1 cup sifted all-purpose flour1 cup unsifted all-purpose flour, minus 2 tbsp
1 1/4 cups sifted cake and pastry flour
1 cup sifted self-rising flour1 cup sifted all-purpose flour plus 1.5 tsp. baking powder and 0.5 tsp salt
1 cup granulated sugar1 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
1 tbsp. cornstarch (for thickening)2 tbsp. flour
2 tsp. quick cooking tapioca
1 tsp. baking powder1/4 tsp. baking soda plus 3/4 tsp. cream of tartar
1 tsp. double-acting baking powder1.5 tsp. phosphate baking powder or 2 tsp. tartrate baking powder
1 cup butter1 cup margarine
1 cup shortening
1 cup buttermilk or sour milk1 tbsp. lemon juice or vinegar plus enough milk to make 1 cup (let stand 5 mins)
1 cup buttermilk1 cup plain yogurt
1 cup sour cream1 cup plain yogurt
1 cup milk1/2 cup evaporated milk plus 1/2 cup water
1 cup cream3/4 cup milk plus 1/4 butter
1 ounce chocolate3 tbsp. cocoa plus 1 tbsp. butter or shortening
1 whole egg2 egg yolks
1 cup tomato sauce1/2 cup tomato paste plus 1/2 water
1 clove garlic1/8 tsp. garlic powder
1 tbsp. fresh herbs1 tsp. dried
Juice of 1 lemon3 to 4 tbsp. bottled lemon juice
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