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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In a large bowl, use an electric mixer to beat the egg whites with the cream of tartar and a pinch of salt until they form soft peaks.
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Combine 1 3/4 cup of water, 2 cups of sugar and 2 teaspoons of cream of tartar in a saucepan and bring to the boil on high heat, then simmer for 15 minutes, stirring frequently.
In a large bowl, whip the egg whites and cream of tartar together with an electric mixer on medium-low speed until foamy, about 2 minutes.
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For the cheesecake: INGREDIENTS 10 ounces Humboldt Fog goat cheese 8 ounces cream cheese 1 vanilla bean, seeds only 10 ounces Mascarpone cheese 1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk 1 tablespoon lemon juice 3 large eggs, separated 1/8 teaspoon cream of tartar 2 tablespoons sugar PREPARATION Reduce oven temperature to 275[degrees] F.
In the bowl of an electric mixer using the whip attachment, beat the egg whites with an acid, such as cream of tartar or lemon juice, until thick and foamy.
4) In a saucepan, combine brown sugar, corn syrup, butter and cream of tartar (don't add baking soda yet!).