Cooking Substitutions

There are many substitutions that are commonly used in cooking. There are many other substitutions that are less common that I am finding out about. It’s through trial and error that I have found out what specific measurements are needed when substituting ingredients.

 


 

Baking Powder 1 tsp = 1/4 tsp Baking Soda with 1/2 tsp Cream of Tartar

Brown Sugar 1/2 Cup = 2 Tablespoons Molasses and 1/2 Cup Granulated Sugar

Corn Syrup 1 Cup = 1 Cup Sugar cooked with 1/4 Cup Water

Dry Mustard 1 tsp = 1 tsp Tumeric

Egg 1 = 1 Tablespoon Flaxseed + 3 Tablespoons Water

Herbs (fresh) 1 Tablespoon = 1 tsp (dried) Herbs

Pine Nuts 1/2 Cup = 1/2 Cup Walnuts and pinch of Sage

Powdered Sugar 1 Cup = 1 Cup Sugar processed in a grinder

Unsalted Butter 1 Cup = 1 Cup Vegetable Shortening