Fail Safe Baking Substitutions

By The Chew Crew Jan 22, 2013

Missing that one ingredient?  Don't worry, just follow these substitution suggestions.

Ingredient/Amount/Substitution

1. Allspice/1 teaspoon/½ teaspoon cinnamon + 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves

2. Brown Sugar/1 cup/1 cup granulated sugar + 2 Tablespoons molasses

3. Buttermilk/1 cup/1 cup low-fat milk + 1 Tablespoon lemon juice or vinegar

4. Cake Flour/1 cup/¾ cup all-purpose flour + 2 Tablespoons cornstarch

5. Cream of Tartar/½ teaspoon/½ teaspoon lemon juice or white vinegar

6. Honey/1 cup/¾ cup maple syrup + ½ cup granulated sugar

7. Self-Rising Flour/1 cup/1 cup all-purpose flour + 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder + ¼ teaspoon salt