Help I’ve run out of this ingredient, what else can I use?

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If you’re cooking or baking and in the middle of a recipe and suddenly find that you’re out of something it can really become a problem. Either you have to stop everything in the middle of the recipe, run to the store or run to your neighbor’s house hoping they have what you need. Here’s a list of some helpful ingredients that you may already have to do just the trick without ever leaving your kitchen.

milk1 cup of milk  = 1/2 cup of evaporated milk & 1/2 cup of water

1 cup sifted all purpose flour = 1 cup plus 2 tbsp sifted cake flour

1 cup sifted cake flour = 1 cup minus 2 tbsp sifted all purpose flour

1 tbsp. cornstarch = 2 tbsp. flour

1 tsp. baking powder = 1/4 tsp. baking soda plus 1/2 tsp. cream of tartar

1/2 cup molasses = 1/2 cup dark corn syrup

1 cup sugar = 1 cup honey plus 1/4 to 1/3 tsp soda. Reduce liquid in recipe by 1/4 cup

1 square unsweetened chocolate = 3 tbsp cocoa (not cocoa mix) and 1 1/2 tsp butter or margarine.unsweetened chocolate bar

3 tbsp cocoa = 1 oz or 1 sq chocolate & reduce shortening or butter in a recipe by 2 tbsp.

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