cream of tartar


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cream of tartar

cream of tartar

n
(Elements & Compounds) another name for potassium hydrogen tartrate, esp when used in baking powders

cream′ of tar′tar


n.
a white, crystalline, water-soluble powder, C4H5KO6, used chiefly as an ingredient in baking powders and in galvanic tinning of metals.
[1655–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cream of tartar - a salt used especially in baking powder
salt - a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)
Translations
زُبْدَة الطَّرطـيـر
vinný kámen
vinsten
vínsteinsduft
vínny kameň
krem tartar

cream

(kriːm) noun
1. the yellowish-white oily substance that forms on the top of milk, and from which butter and cheese are made.
2. any of many substances made of, or similar to, cream. ice-cream; face-cream.
3. the best part; the top people. the cream of the medical profession.
4. (also adjective) (of) a yellowish-white colour. cream paint.
verb
1. to make into a cream-like mixture. Cream the eggs, butter and sugar together.
2. to take the cream off. She creamed the milk.
3. (with off) to select (the best). The best pupils will be creamed off for special training.
ˈcreamy adjective
1. full of, or like, cream. creamy milk.
2. smooth and white. a creamy complexion.
ˈcreaminess noun
cream of tartar
an ingredient in baking powder.
References in classic literature ?
"Take a glass of boiled water and put a pinch of cream of tartar," and he indicated with his delicate fingers what he meant by a pinch.
"There was no baking-powder in the house, and I never could get them right with soda and cream of tartar."
3 In a separate bowl, sift the flour and cream of tartar. Then fold it gently into the batter until fully combined.
leavener from baking powder to baking soda (unlike milk, buttermilk does not need cream of tartar, an acidic ingredient in baking powder, to activate the leavening), and I fiddled with the amount of, well, everything else.
To make meringue topping, whip egg whites with cream of tartar and salt in an electric mixer until cloudlike and very foamy.
200g plain flour 1 tsp cream of tartar 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda 1 tsp golden syrup 75g blueberries zest 1 lemon 200ml milk 1 large egg butter, for cooking PREP: MINS 20 MINS 14-16
Put the sugar, syrup and cream of tartar into a deep pan and heat over a low heat, stirring until the sugar has dissolved 2 Stop stirring, turn the heat up and cook until the mixture is golden.
Put in salt, vanilla extract and cream of tartar. Beat at medium speed until soft peaks form.
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 2 teaspoons cream of tartar 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 1 cup butter, cut in to chunks 1 1/2 cups packed dark brown sugar 1/2 cup sugar 1 egg plus 1 egg yolk 1 tablespoon vanilla 1 tablespoon cream 1 cup Kraft caramel squares, each cut in half 1/4 cup Florida Crystals cane sugar or Raw sugar 2 teaspoons cinnamon Coarse sea salt for sprinkling In a bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, cream of tartar, cinnamon, and sea salt; set aside.
Solid Surfactant Composition Contains Cream of Tartar
So Eisenstadt pivoted once again: In 1957, with some help from his son Marvin (a chemical engineer), he mixed up a batch of saccharin, dextrose and cream of tartar, sifting it into small pink paper packets.