cream of tartar


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cream of tartar,

white crystalline powder. Chemically it is potassium hydrogen tartrate, KC4H5O6, the acidic potassium salt of tartaric acidtartaric acid,
HO2CCHOHCHOHCO2H, white crystalline dicarboxylic acid. It occurs as three distinct isomers, the dextro-, levo-, and meso- forms.
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. It is used as the leavening agent in baking powders. An impure form, called tartar or argol, forms naturally during the fermentation of grape juice into wine and crystallizes in the wine casks.

cream of tartar

[′krēm əv ′tärd·ər]
(organic chemistry)
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1 Combine 30 milliliters (2 tablespoons) of cream of tartar with 15 ml (1 Tbsp) of baking soda in a small bowl.
Add a small amount of an acid, such as lemon juice or cream of tartar (powdered potassium hydrogen tartrate), to egg whites that have been beaten until thick and foamy.
4) In a saucepan, combine brown sugar, corn syrup, butter and cream of tartar (don't add baking soda yet
2 parts cream of tartar 1 part baking soda 1 part cornstarch Store in airtight container.
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You need: 3 egg whites, about 3/4 cup (about 200 ml) of sugar, 1/8 teaspoon (about 1/2 ml) of cream of tartar (optional), a baking sheet covered with a piece of heavy brown paper
Brendan Lynch'S ELIZABETH SPONGE Serves: 16 INGREDIENTS Sponge 6 large eggs at room temperature 460g of almondand-sugar powder (equal quantities of ground almonds and icing sugar mixed) 1 tsp of lemon oil or the zest of 1 large lemon grated finely 70g plain flour 6 large egg whites at room temperature A pinch of cream of tartar 70g caster sugar 40g unsalted butter, melted and cooled Cream filling 600ml/g of double cream 280g full fat soft cheese 120g icing sugar 1 tsp rosewater, or more, to taste Decoration 450g - 500g fresh raspberries 3/4 of a 454g pot of seedless raspberry jam.
ASDA'S BERRY MERINGUE GATEAU Serves 8 Ingredients 4 large egg whites Pinch of cream of tartar 125g caster sugar 100g icing sugar 1/4 tsp vanilla extract 400g double cream 400g blueberries, raspberries, strawberries Method Pre-heat the oven to 130C/110C Fan/Gas half.
The scientific name for the tree is dansonia digitata and English common names include dead-rat tree, monkey-bread tree, upside-down tree and cream of tartar tree.