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Cream of Tartar 4 oz or 8 Oz
Cream of Tartar, also known by the name Potassium Bitartrate is a well known and useful effervescent acid used in many applications.Stabilizing egg whites, - increasing their heat tolerance and volume
Thickening and Anti-Caking
Stabilizing whipped cream, to maintain texture and volume
Preventing sugar syrups from crystallizing
Reducing discoloration of boiled vegetables
It is a Stabilizer, additive in foods, like meringues for example, to add textures and tastes. It also finds uses in bath bombs and bubble bars - fizzy bath time products.
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Cream of Tartar is a very useful product around the home.
In food, potassium bitartrate is used for:
Cream of Tartar also:
Is Used as a sodium-free salt substitutes, in combination with potassium chloride
Used in Baking powder, as an acid ingredient to activate baking soda.To mix your own baking powder, combine 1/4 teaspoon baking soda with 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar.
Often used for hardening bubble bars and bath bombs too.
Cream of tartar, when mixed into a paste with hydrogen peroxide, can be used to clean rust from tools, like hand files. After mixing, apply the paste and let it sit for a few hours and then wash it off with with a baking soda/water solution to neutralize it. Then rinse again with water , and allow to dry. Afterwards add a light application of oil to protect the tool(s) from further rusting.
Used in Cleaning -Cream of Tartar can be mixed with a simple acidic liquid like lemon juice or white vinegar. This will a paste-like cleaning agent for metals such as brass, aluminum or copper.
Cream of Tartar can also be mixed with water for other cleaning jobs- like removing light stains from porcelain. DON'T make the mistake of mixing vinegar and sodium bicarbonate (baking soda). These react and neutralize each other, creating carbon dioxide and a sodium acetate solution (it foams like crazy).
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