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McCormick® Cream Of Tartar

Cream of tartar is an all-natural ingredient essential to bakers. It adds texture, volume and lift to beaten egg whites in angel food cake, meringue shells, meringue for pies and 7-minute frostings, resulting in light and fluffy desserts.

Usage Tips

• Beat with egg whites to stabilize the whites in angel food cake, meringue shells, meringue for pies, and 7-minute frostings.
• To make baking powder, mix 1/2 tsp. Cream of Tartar and 1/4 tsp. each baking soda and cornstarch.

Meringue for Pie
BEAT 3 egg whites, 1/2 tsp. Pure Vanilla Extract and 1/4 tsp. Cream of Tartar until soft peaks form. Beat in 1/4 cup sugar, 1 tbsp. at a time, until stiff peaks form. BAKE as directed in meringue pie recipe.

Clean Burnt Pans with McCormick® Cream of Tartar
Mix 2 tablespoons McCormick® Cream of Tartar and 1 tablespoon white vinegar in a small bowl. Add to pan or dish with burnt on food. Scrub with a damp sponge or dishcloth. Rinse. Repeat process until the burnt mess is gone. Not recommended for cast iron pans.

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Nutrition information (per serving)

This product has no significant nutritional value.

Where To Buy

This product is not currently available in Singapore