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Ingredient Substitutes

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Allspice-1 tsp
1/2 tsp cinnamon, 1/4 tsp ginger, and 1/4 tsp cloves


Baking powder-1 tsp
1/4 tsp baking soda plus 1/2 tsp cream of tartar OR 1/4 tsp baking soda plus 1/2 cup buttermilk (decrease liquid in recipe by 1/2 cup)


Bread crumbs-1 cup
1 cup cracker crumbs OR 1 cup matzo meal OR 1 cup ground oats


Broth: beef or chicken-1 cup
1 bouillon cube plus 1 cup boiling water OR 1 TBSP soy sauce plus enough water to make 1 cup OR 1 cup vegetable broth


Brown sugar-1 cup, packed
1 cup white sugar plus 1/4 cup molasses and decrease the liquid in recipe by 1/4 cup OR 1 cup white sugar OR 1 1/4 cups confectioners' sugar


Butter (salted)-1 cup
1 cup margarine OR 1 cup shortening plus 1/2 tsp salt OR 7/8 cup vegetable oil plus 1/2 tsp salt OR 7/8 cup lard plus 1/2 tsp salt


Butter (unsalted)-1 cup
1 cup shortening OR 7/8 cup vegetable oil OR 7/8 cup lard


Buttermilk-1 cup
1 cup yogurt OR 1 TBSP lemon juice or vinegar plus enough milk to make 1 cup


Chocolate (semi sweet)-1 ounce
1 (1-ounce) square of unsweet chocolate plus 4 tsps sugar OR 1 ounce semisweet chocolate chips plus 1 tsp shortening


Chocolate (un sweet)-1 ounce
3 TBSPs unsweet cocoa plus 1 TBSP shortening or vegetable oil


Cocoa-1/4 cup
1 (1-ounce) square unsweet chocolate


Cottage cheese-1 cup
1 cup ricotta cheese


Cream (half and half-1 cup
7/8 cup milk plus 1 TBSP butter


Cream (heavy)-1 cup
1 cup evaporated milk OR 3/4 cup milk plus 1/3 cup butter


Cream (light)-1 cup
1 cup evaporated milk OR 3/4 cup milk plus 3 TBSPs butter


Cream cheese-1 cup
1 cup pureed cottage cheese OR 1 cup plain yogurt, strained overnight in a cheesecloth


Cream of tartar-1 tsp
2 tsps lemon juice or vinegar


Egg-1 whole (3 TBSPs or 1.7 oz)
2 1/2 TBSPs of powdered egg substitute plus 2 1/2 TBSPs water OR 1/4 cup liquid egg substitute OR 1/4 cup silken tofu pureed OR 3 TBSPs mayonnaise OR half a banana mashed with 1/2 tsp baking powder OR 1 TBSP powdered flax seed soaked in 3 TBSPs water


Flour - Bread-1 cup
1 cup all-purpose flour plus 1 tsp wheat gluten


Flour - Cake-1 cup
1 cup all-purpose flour minus 2 TBSPs


Flour - Self Rising-1 cup
7/8 cup all-purpose flour plus 1 1/2 tsps baking powder and 1/2 tsp of salt


Garlic-1 clove
1/8 tsp garlic powder OR 1/2 tsp granulated garlic OR 1/2 tsp garlic salt


Ginger - Fresh-1 TBSP
1/4 tsp ground ginger OR 1/4 tsp allspice


Green onion-1/2 cup , chopped
1/2 cup chopped onion OR 1/2 cup chopped leek OR 1/2 cup chopped shallots


Honey-1 cup
1 1/4 cup white sugar plus 1/3 cup water OR 1 cup corn syrup OR 1 cup light treacle syrup


Hot pepper sauce-1 tsp
3/4 tsp cayenne pepper plus 1 tsp vinegar


Ketchup-1 cup
1 cup tomato sauce plus 1 tsp vinegar plus 1 TBSP sugar


Lard-1 cup
1 cup shortening OR 7/8 cup vegetable oil OR 1 cup butter


Lemon grass-2 fresh stalks
1 TBSP lemon zest


Lemon juice-1 tsp
1/2 tsp vinegar OR 1 tsp white wine OR 1 tsp lime juice


Lemon zest-1 tsp
1/2 tsp lemon extract OR 2 TBSPs lemon juice


Lime juice-1 tsp
1 tsp vinegar OR 1 tsp white wine OR 1 tsp lemon juice


Lime zest-1 tsp
1 tsp lemon zest


Mayonnaise-1 cup
1 cup sour cream OR 1 cup plain yogurt


Milk–whole-1 cup
1 cup soy milk OR 1 cup rice milk OR 1 cup water or juice OR 1/4 cup dry milk powder plus 1 cup water OR 2/3 cup evaporated milk plus 1/3 cup water


Molasses-1 cup
Mix 3/4 cup brown sugar and 1 tsp cream of tartar


Mustard–prepared-1 TBSP
Mix together 1 TBSP dried mustard, 1 tsp water, 1 tsp vinegar and 1 tsp sugar


Orange juice-1 TBSP
1 TBSP other citrus juice


Orange zest-1 TBSP
1/2 tsp orange extract OR 1 tsp lemon juice


Rice–white-1 cup, cooked
1 cup cooked barley OR 1 cup cooked bulgur OR 1 cup cooked brown or wild rice


Ricotta-1 cup
1 cup dry cottage cheese


Saffron-1/4 tsp
1/4 tsp turmeric


Semisweet chocolate chips-1 cup
1 cup chocolate candies OR 1 cup peanut butter or other flavored chips OR 1 cup chopped nuts OR 1 cup chopped dried fruit


Shortening-1 cup
1 cup butter OR 1 cup margarine minus 1/2 tsp salt from recipe


Sour cream-1 cup
1 cup plain yogurt OR 1 TBSP lemon juice or vinegar plus enough cream to make 1 cup OR 3/4 cup buttermilk mixed with 1/3 cup butter


Soy sauce-1/2 cup
1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce mixed with 1 TBSP water


Stock–beef or chicken-1 cup
1 cube beef or chicken bouillon dissolved in 1 cup water


Sweet condensed milk-1 (14oz) can
3/4 cup white sugar mixed with 1/2 cup water and 1 1/8 cups dry powdered milk: Bring to a boil and cook, stirring frequently, until thickened, about 20 minutes


Vegetable oil–for baking-1 cup
1 cup applesauce OR 1 cup fruit puree


Vegetable oil–for frying-1 cup
1 cup lard OR 1 cup vegetable shortening


Vinegar-1 tsp
1 tsp lemon or lime juice OR 2 tsps white wine


White sugar-1 cup
1 cup brown sugar OR 1 1/4 cups confectioners' sugar OR 3/4 cup honey OR 3/4 cup corn syrup


Wine-1 cup
1 cup chicken or beef broth OR 1 cup fruit juice mixed with 2 tsps vinegar OR 1 cup water


Yogurt-1 cup
1 cup sour cream OR 1 cup buttermilk OR 1 cup sour milk