Ingredient Substitution List
Tuesday March 31, 2020
There are an infinite number of reasons why we might be missing an item when cooking or baking however now those reasons have multiplied. The world is anything but normal right now, including grocery stores. Finding the essentials to make that favorite cake, cookie or simply making dinner can be challenging. All great reasons to check out this list of common substitutions for you for baking or cooking. Please keep in mind that the result will likely be slightly different but still delicious.
|Baking Powder||–1tsp baking powder can be replaced with 1/4tsp baking soda +1/4 tsp cornstarch +1/2 tsp cream of tartar|
|Brown sugar||1 cup dark brown sugar can be replaced with 1 cup regular sugar +2-3 tbsp molasses|
|Butter||½ cup unsalted butter can be replaced with:
|Butter Milk||1 cup buttermilk can be replaced with:
|chocolate||1-ounce unsweetened chocolate can be replaced with:
|cinnamon||1/2 tsp of cinnamon can be replaced with:
|Confectioners’ sugar||1 cup confectioners’ sugar can be replaced with ½ cup + 1 ½ tbsp granulated sugar + ¾ tsp cornstarch finely ground in a blender or food processor|
|Egg||1 whole egg can be replaced with:
|garlic||1 fresh clove can be replaced with:
|Ground beef, chicken or turkey||1 pound of ground meat can be interchangeable based on what is available. the new meet substitutes such as impossible meat is also an option. Canned Chicken, tuna or spam can also be used in equal weights|
|Honey||1 cup honey can be replaced with:
1 and 1/4 cups sugar + ¼ cup water, or ½ cup granulate sugar +3/4 cup maple syrup, light molasses or corn syrup.
|Milk||1 cup milk can be replaced with:
|OIl||¼ cup oil can be replaced with 1/4 cup melted butter or margarine, ¼ cup bacon drippings (high in SAT fat) ¼ cup buttermilk with ¼ cup well drained apple sauce, ½ cup fat free fruit-based butter such as apple butter|
|onion||1 medium onion can be replaced with:
|Sour cream||1 cup sour cream can be replaced with 1 cup of greek yogurt|
|Vanilla Extract||1 tsp pure vanilla extract can be replaced with:
Joachim, D. The Food Substitutions Bible Second Edition. Toronto, Ontario. Robert Rose Inc 2010.