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Cream of Tartar

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Cream of Tartar, also known as potassium bitartrate, is a white crystalline powder. It is used in baking and is an ingredient in baking powder.

Flavour: acidic

How to Use:

Follow the directions of the specific recipe. Cream of Tartar is used in making angel food cakes, fudges, icings and fondants.

Measuring:

Baking tends to be more of a specific science than cooking. Measure the required amount according to the instructions of the recipe.

Cream of Tartar

Nutrient

Units

1 tsp

-------

3.0 g

Proximates

. .

Water

g

0.051

Energy

kcal

7.740

Energy

kj

32.370

Protein

g

0.000

Total lipid (fat)

g

0.000

Carbohydrate, by difference

g

1.845

Fiber, total dietary

g

0.006

Ash

g

1.104

Minerals

. .

Calcium, Ca

mg

0.240

Iron, Fe

mg

0.112

Magnesium, Mg

mg

0.060

Phosphorus, P

mg

0.150

Potassium, K

mg

495.000

Sodium, Na

mg

1.560

Zinc, Zn

mg

0.013

Copper, Cu

mg

0.006

Manganese, Mn

mg

0.006

Selenium, Se

mcg

0.006

Vitamins

. .

Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid

mg

0.000

Thiamin

mg

0.000

Riboflavin

mg

0.000

Niacin

mg

0.000

Pantothenic acid

mg

0.000

Vitamin B-6

mg

0.000

Folate, total

mcg

0.000

Vitamin B-12

mcg

0.000

Vitamin A, IU

IU

0.000

Vitamin A, RE

mcg_RE

0.000

Vitamin E

mg_ATE

0.000

Lipids

. .

Fatty acids, total saturated

g

0.000

4:0

g

0.000

6:0

g

0.000

8:0

g

0.000

10:0

g

0.000

12:0

g

0.000

14:0

g

0.000

16:0

g

0.000

18:0

g

0.000

Fatty acids, total monounsaturated

g

0.000

16:1 undifferentiated

g

0.000

18:1 undifferentiated

g

0.000

20:1

g

0.000

22:1 undifferentiated

g

0.000

Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated

g

0.000

18:2 undifferentiated

g

0.000

18:3 undifferentiated

g

0.000

18:4

g

0.000

20:4 undifferentiated

g

0.000

20:5 n-3

g

0.000

22:5 n-3

g

0.000

22:6 n-3

g

0.000

Cholesterol

mg

0.000