Cream of Tartar 120 g Texturestar
Cream of Tartar is also known as tartaric acid. Real cream of tartar is derived only from the crust on wine casks, where it has precipitated from the tartaric acid in the grapes. It has an astringent quality which adds a tartness to foods.When added to meringues for pies or other baked egg white products, cream of tartar helps maintain the fluffiness.
Cream of tartar, water
- PURE CREAM OF TARTAR POWDER – Used in a variety of baking and cooking applications, you can use cream of tartar to make meringues, omelets, souffles, angel food cakes, cookies, candies, and so much more.
- BAKING – Helpful when you’re dealing with a tricky recipe that tends to wilt, like meringue or a souffle. It’s a must-add to a lot of baking recipes because it also stops sugar crystals from binding together by activating the alkaline in baking soda. Fun fact: mixing cream of tartar and baking soda actually creates baking powder.
- CLEANING – This powder is a kitchen life-saver! Keep your drains running smoothly by pouring down a 4 to 1 ratio of baking soda to cream of tartar. Can also be used to remove rust stains and black marks on your aluminum pots and pans.
- A SMOOTH MERINGUE – Add cream of tartar to make a super-smooth meringue! The rule of thumb is 1/8 teaspoon per egg white. The cream of tartar keeps the proteins in the egg whites from sticking together, allowing for a smoother and stiffer consistency.
- HOMEMADE PLAYDOUGH RECIPE – One of the most common uses of cream of tartar is making playdough, which is why we’ve included our favourite recipe in the description on this page! Be sure to share pictures of what you and your kids create when leaving your review!