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Missing An Ingredient? These 10 Genius Food Substitutions Will Save The Day

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Eggs (1)

3 tablespoons pureed fruit (such as applesauce, mashed bananas - works well in baking like for brownies or muffins)

Brown Sugar (1 cup)

1 tablespoon light molasses

1 cup sugar

Baking Powder (1 tsp)

¼ teaspoon baking soda

½ teaspoon cream of tartar

Bread Crumbs (1 cup)

1 cup cracker crumbs

Cream Of Tartar (1 tsp)

½ teaspoon white vinegar or lemon juice

Buttermilk (1 cup)

1 tablespoon white vinegar or lemon juice

1 cup room-temperature whole or 2% milk

Let stand for 5 minutes

Garlic (1 clove)

⅛ tsp garlic powder

Sour Cream (1 cup)

1 cup plain yogurt

Tomato Paste (½ Cup)

1 cup tomato sauce cooked uncovered to reduce to ½ cup

Chocolate, Unsweetened (1 oz)

3 tablespoons cocoa powder, 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

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