Translation of cream of tartar in Spanish:

cream of tartar

crémor tártaro, n.


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    crémor tártaro masculine
    • Add cream of tartar to the whites while beating; the acid stiffens and coagulates the egg-white protein, strengthening the walls of the bubbles.
    • The commercial production of tartaric acid begins with potassium hydrogen tartrate obtained as a waste product from the wine industry.
    • Addition of an acid such as citric acid (found in lemon juice) or cream of tartar (which contains tartaric acid) also enhances inversion.
    • Potassium bitartrate, also known as cream of tartar, is a weak organic acid.
    • Other examples are bicarbonate of soda, cream of tartar, calcium oxalate, and saltpetre.