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INGREDIENT QUANTITY SUBSTITUTE
Baking Powder 1 tsp double acting 1/4 tsp baking soda + 1/2 cup buttermilk or
Baking Powder 1 tsp double acting 1/4 tsp baking soda + 1/2 tsp cream of tartar
Butter 1 cup 1 cup margarine or
Butter 1 cup 7/8 cup lard + 1/2 tsp salt
Buttermilk 1 cup 1 Tbsp vinegar + sweet milk to make 1 cup
Buttermilk 1 cup 2/3 cup plain yogurt + 1/3 cup sweet milk
Chocolate 1 ounce 3 Tbsp cocoa + 1 Tbsp shortening
Corn Starch (for thickening) 1 Tbsp 2 Tbsp flour
Cream 1 cup 1/2 cup butter + 3/4 cup milk
Egg 1 whole 2 egg yolks
Flour 1 cup all purpose 1 cup + 2 Tbsp cake flour
Flour 1 cup cake flour 7/8 cup all purpose flour
Flour 1 cup self-rising Flour 1 cup flour (omit baking powder & salt)
Garlic 1 small clove 1/8 tsp garlic powder
Herbs 1 Tbsp fresh 1 tsp dried
Honey 1 cup 1 1/4 cups sugar + 1/4 cup liquid
Milk, fresh whole 1 cup 1 cup reconstituted dry milk + 2 tsp butter
Milk, whole 1 cup 1/2 cup evaporated milk + 1/2 cup water
Milk, sour 1 cup 1 Tbsp lemon juice or vinegar + sweet milk to make 1 cup
Minced Onion (rehydrated) 1 Tbsp instant 1 small fresh onion
Molasses 1 cup 1 cup honey
Mustard, prepared 1 Tbsp 1 tsp dry mustard
Ricotta Cheese 1 cup 1 cup cottage cheese + 1 Tbsp skim milk
Sour Cream 1 cup 1 cup yogurt
Sugar, Brown 1 cup 3/4 cup granulated sugar + 1/4 cup molasses
Sugar, Powdered 1 1/3 cups 1 cup granulated sugar
Yogurt 1 cup 1 cup buttermilk