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Applications of Potassium acid tartrate

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Applications of Potassium acid tartrate

Post  sherryfu on Tue Aug 03, 2010 3:52 am

Potassium acid tartrate is a kind of Chemicals. It has many Applications. In food, potassium bitartrate is used for:
Stabilizing egg whites, increasing their heat tolerance and volume;
Preventing sugar syrups from crystallising;
Reducing discolouration of boiled vegetables;
Frequent combination with baking soda (which needs an acid ingredient to activate it) in formulations of baking powder.
Commonly used in combination with potassium chloride in sodium-free salt substitutes
A similar acid salt, sodium acid pyrophosphate, can be confused with cream of tartar because of their common function as a baking powder.

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Re: Applications of Potassium acid tartrate

Post  caseycolin on Wed Aug 11, 2010 11:19 pm

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