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No cream of tartar - what can I use instead? (Biscuits)

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Poppytime Sat 27-Aug-16 10:45:53

Making basic biscuits for Dd's birthday party - recipe I was going to use (sugar cookie - hummingbird book) uses 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar - just checked and i don't have any and no time to get some. Anything I can use instead? Internet is suggesting lemon juice or baking soda? Any help much appreciated!

miwelaisjacydo Sat 17-Sep-16 22:36:32

Just a bit of baking powder would prob be ok. Have never know the point of c of tartar

PitchFork Sat 17-Sep-16 22:38:19

I never use tartar
just a little baking powder.

sentia Sat 17-Sep-16 22:44:07

Baking powder is baking soda plus cream of tartar isn't it?

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