Ingredient Substitutions

Cake Flour
2 tablespoons cornstarch plus enough all-purpose flour to fill 1 cup.

Self-Raising Flour
1 cup all-purpose flour plus 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder and 1/8 teaspoon salt

Corn Syrup
1+1/4 cup granulated sugar plus 1/3 cup water OR honey OR 1 cup treacle syrup

Cottage Cheese
Ricotta Cheese + Salt

1 Tablespoon lemon juice OR vinegar plus enough milk to equal 1 cup (let stand for 5 min) OR 1 cup plain yogurt

1/2 cup light cream plus 1/2 cup whole milk OR 1+1/2 tablespoon melted butter plus enough whole milk to equal 1 cup

Heavy Cream
3/4 cup whole milk plus 1/3 cup melted butter

Light Cream
3 tablespoons melted butter plus enough whole milk to equal 1 cup

1 cup regular cream cheese

Sour Cream
1 cup yogurt plus 1 teaspoon baking soda or lemon

1+1/4 cups granulated sugar plus 1/4 cup water

Light Brown Sugar
1 cup granulated sugar plus 1 tablespoon molasses OR 1/2 cup packed brown sugar plus 1/2 cup granulated sugar

3/4 cup dark-brown sugar plus 1/4 cup water

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