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Popular Recipe Substitutions

In a pinch and out of ingredients to make your favorite recipe? Try these substitutions.

Allspice 1 teaspoon 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon plus
1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
Arrowroot, as thickener 1–1/2 teaspoons 1 tablespoon flour
Baking powder 1 teaspoon 1/4 teaspoon baking soda plus
5/8 teaspoon cream of tartar
Bread crumbs, dry 1/4 cup 1 slice bread
Bread crumbs, soft 1/2 cup 1 slice bread
Buttermilk 1 cup 1 cup plain yogurt
Chocolate, unsweetened 1 ounce 3 tablespoons cocoa
plus 1 tablespoon butter or fat