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Ingredient SubstitutionsINGREDIENT AMOUNT SUBSTITUTION Allspice1 tsp.1/2 tsp. cinnamon + 1/2 tsp. ground clovesApple Pie Spice1 tsp.1/2 tsp. cinnamon, 1/4 tsp. nutmeg, 1/8 tsp. cardamonArrowroot1 1/2 tsp.1 Tbls. flour1 1/2 tsp. cornstarchBaking Powder1 tsp.1/3 tsp. baking soda + 1/2 tsp. cream of tartarBay Leaf1 whole1/4 tsp. crushedBread1 slice dry1/3 cup dry bread crumbs1 slice soft3/4 cup soft bread crumbsBroth, Beef or Chicken1 cup1 bullion cube disolved in 1 cup boiling water1 envalope powdered broth base disolved in 1 cup boiling water1 1/2 tsp. powdered broth base disolved in boiling waterButter1 cup7/8 cup lard + 1/2 tsp. saltButtermilk1 cup1 cup plain yogurt1 cup milk + 1 Tbls. white vinegar or lemon juice1 cup milk + 1 3/4 tsp. cream of tartarChives, chopped2 tsp.2 tsp. green onion tops, finely choppedChocolate Chips1 oz.1 oz. sweet cooking chocolateChocolate, unsweetened1 oz. or square3 Tbls. cocoa + 1 Tbls. fatCocoa1/4 cup1 oz. square unsweetened chocolate (decrease fat in recipe by 1/2 Tbls.)Coconut Cream1 cup1 cup whipping creamCoconut Milk1 cup1 cup whole milkCorn1 doz. ears2 1/2 cup cooked cornCornmeal, self-rising1 cup7/8 cup plain, 1 1/2 Tbls. baking powder, and 1/2 tsp. saltCorn Syrup1 cup1 1/4 cup light brown sugar + 1/3 cup water7/8 cup honey (baked goods will brown more)Corn Syrup, Dark1 cup3/4 cup light corn syrup + 1/4 cup light molassesCornstarch (thickening)1 Tbls.2 Tbls. all-purpose flour2 Tbls. granular tapiocaCracker Crumbs3/4 cup1 cup dry bread crumbsCream, Heavy1 cup3/4 cup milk + 1/3 cup butter or margerine (if used for baking)1 cup evaporated milk, undilutedCream, Light1 cup3/4 cup milk + 3 Tbls. butter or margarine (if used for baking)1 cup evaporated milk, undilutedCream, Whipped Chill a 13 oz. can of evaprated milk until ice crystals form. Add 1 tsp. lemon juice. Whip until stiff.Dates1 lb.2 1/2 cup pittedDill Plant, Fresh or Dried3 heads1 Tbls. dill weedEgg, whole, uncooked1 large, 3 Tbls.3 Tbls. + 1 tsp. thawed frozen egg2 1/2 Tbls. sifted, dry whole egg powder + 2 1/2 Tbls. lukewarm water2 yolks + 1 Tbls. water (for cookies)2 yolks (in custards, cream fillings, and similar mixtures)Eggs, uncooked1 cup5 large eggs6 medium eggsEgg White1 large, 2 Tbls.2 tsp. thawed frozen egg whites2 Tbls. sifted, dry egg white powder + 2 Tbls. warm water1 cup8 large egg whitesEgg Yolk1 yolk, 1 1/2 Tbls.3 1/2 Tbls. thawed frozen egg yolk2 Tbls. sifted, dried egg yolk1 cup12 large egg yolksFlour, All-Purpose (for thickening)1 Tbls.1 1/2 tsp. cornstarch1 Tbls. granular tapioca1 Tbls. waxy rice flour2 Tbls. browned flour1 1/2 Tbls. whole wheat flour1 Tbls. quick-cooking tapiocaFlour, All-Purpose1 cup, sifted1 cup + 2 Tbls. cake flour1 cup rolled oats, crushed1/2 cup cornmeal, bran, or rice flour + 1/2 cup all-purpose flour1 cup rye or rice flour1/4 cup soybean flour + 3/4 cup all-purpose flour1 lb.4 cups sifted3 1/3 cups unsiftedFlour, Cake1 cup sifted1 cup minus 2 tsp. all-purpose flour, siftedFlour, Self-Rising1 cup1 cup minus 2 tsp. all-purpose flour, 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder, and 1/2 tsp. saltFruit, Fresh, Cut Up1 1/2 cups16 oz. can, drainedGarlic1 clove1 tsp. chopped garlic1/2 tsp. minced garlic1/8 tsp. garlic powder1/2 tsp. garlic flakes1/4 tsp. granulated garlic1/2 tsp. garlic juiceGarlic Salt1 tsp.1/8 tsp. garlic powder + 7/8 tsp. saltGelatin, Flavored3 oz.1 Tbls. plain gelatin + 2 cup fruit juiceGinger1/8 tsp.1 tsp. candied ginger, rinsed in water to remove sugar, then finley cut1 Tbls. raw gingerHerbs, fresh1 Tbls. chopped1/2 tsp. dried crushed herbHoney1 cup1 1/4 cup sugar + 1/4 cup waterHorseradish1 Tbls.2 Tbls. bottled freshKetchup1 cup1 cup tomato sauce, 1/4 cup brown sugar, and 2 Tbls. vinegarLemon Juice1 tsp.1/2 tsp. white vinegarLemon Peel, dried1 tsp.1 to 2 tsp. fresh grated1/2 tsp. lemon extractLime1 med.1 1/2 - 2 Tbls. juiceMaple Sugar (grated and packed)1/2 cup1 cup maple syrup1 Tbls. granulated sugarMarshmallows, mini1 cup8-10 regularMayonnaise (for salad dressings)1 cup1/2 cup plain yogurt + 1/2 cup mayonnaise1 cup sour cream1 cup cottage cheese, pureedMilk, skim1 cup4 - 5 Tbls. non-fat dry milk powder + enough water to make 1 cup1/2 cup evaporated milk + 1/2 cup waterMilk, Sweetened, Condensed1 canHeat the following until butter melts and sugar is disolved: 1/3 cup + 2 Tbls. evaporated milk, 1 cup sugar, and 3 Tbls. butter Add 1 cup + 2 Tbls. dry milk to 1/2 cup warm water. Add 3/4 cup sugar and 3 Tbls. melted butter. Stir until smooth.Milk, Whole1 cup1 cup reconstituted non-fat dried milk + 2 Tbls. melted butter1/2 cup evaporated milk + 1/2 cup water4 Tbls whole dry milk + 1 cup water (for use in baking)Mushrooms, Fresh1 Lb.2 - 3 cups whole5 cups sliced(1) 10 oz. canMushrooms, Canned4 oz.2 cups sliced fresh6 Tbls. whole dried mushroomsMustard, Dry1 tsp.1 Tbls. prepared mustardOnion, Fresh1 smallrehydrate 1 Tbls. instant minced onionOnion Powder1 Tbls.1 medium onion, chopped4 Tbls. fresh chopped onionOnions1 Lb.3 large onions2 - 2 1/2 cup choppedOrange Peel, Dried1 Tbls.2 - 3 Tbls. grated fresh orange peelgrated peel of 1 med. orange2 tsp.1 tsp. orange extractParsley, Dried1 tsp.3 tsp. fresh parsley, choppedPeppers, green bell1 Tbls. dried3 Tbls. fresh green pepper, choppedPeppers, red bell1 Tbls. dried3 Tbls. fresh red pepper, chopped2 Tbls. chopped pimentoPeppermint, dried1 Tbls.1/4 cup chopped fresh mintPimento2 Tbls.1 Tbls. dried red bell pepper, rehydrated3 Tbls. fresh red bell pepper, choppedPumpkin Pie Spice1 tsp.1/2 tsp. cinnamon, 1/4 tsp. ginger, 1/8 tsp. allspice, 1/8 tsp. nutmegShortening, Melted1 cup1 cup cooking oilShortening, Solid1 cup1 cup minus 2 Tbls. lard1 1/8 cup butter (decrease salt in recipe by 1/2 tsp.)Sour Cream1 cup3/4 cup buttermilk + 1/3 cup butter or margarine1 cup plain yogurt3/4 cup milk, 3/4 tsp. lemon juice, and 1/3 cup butter or margerineSpearmint, Dried1 Tbls.1/4 cup fresh chopped mintSugar, Brown1 cup packed1 cup granular sugar1 Lb.2 1/2 cups firmly packedSugar, powdered1 Lb.2 3/4 cupsSugar, granulated1 Lb.2 1/4 cups1 tsp.1/8 tsp. non-caloretic sweetener solution1 cup1 1/2 cup corn syrup (decrease liquid in recipe by 1/4 cup)1 1/3 cup molasses (decrease liquid in recipe by 1/3 cup)1 cup powdered sugar1 cup brown sugar, firmly packed3/4 cup honey (decrease liquid in recipe by 1/4 cup; for each cup of honey used, add 1/2 tsp. baking soda)Tapioca, granular1 Tbls.2 Tbls. pearl tapiocaTomato Juice1 cup1/2 cup tomato sauce + 1/2 cup waterWorcestershire Sauce1 tsp.1 tsp. bottled steak sauceYogurt, Plain1 cup1 cup buttermilk1 cup cottage cheese, pureed1 cup sour cream

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Ganesh.Dutta's picture
oh no! what a great information......Nisha you are really genious.Am i right?
foodguru's picture
No sbstitute will be for this blog .gr8 Blog!
Nisha's picture
Thanks a lot friends..
Nisha's picture
N ganesh hehe thatwas a lot !! am no genius yaar common !! just sharing the info i know n find interesting,collected  that i feel are worth sharing ! anyways thanks a lot i'm on cloud 9 :P
Ganesh.Dutta's picture
That may be a good thought ....nice idea......but fact is fact.keep it up......collect interesting informations and share them.