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Cream of Tartar and an electric mixer -- ready to bake?

Cream of tartar is a component in some recipes. It's also useful for multiple home tasks. Traditionally, cream of tartar is a by-product of making wine.


Cream of tartar is usually one of the ingredients in baking powder. It is an acid, and the chemical reaction that occurs when it is mixed with a base is one way to create leavening in baked goods.


Cream of tartar is also useful for some cleaning tasks. It can help remove rust or tea stains.


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