There are a few ingredients that can be substituted for two tablespoons of quick-cooking tapioca powder, including flour, cornstarch and pearl tapioca. However, the proportions of these different ingredients will vary.Continue Reading
For two tablespoons of tapioca, the substitute proportion for flour is two tablespoons. When substituting cornstarch for tapioca, the proportion is one tablespoon of cornstarch per two tapioca tablespoons. Likewise, four tablespoons of soaked pearl tapioca is a substitute for two tablespoons of the quick-cooking variety.
Tapioca is a thickener used in pies, puddings, soups and gravies. Tapioca is the starch extracted from the roots of the cassava or manioc plant.Learn more about Substitutions
A good cornstarch substitute is all-purpose flour or arrowroot. Flour is the most common substitution, but it is not an exact one. It requires more flour to accomplish the same thickening that cornstarch is capable of, so if a recipe requires one tablespoon of cornstarch, then 3 tablespoons of flour should be used to achieve the same results.Full Answer >
Combine ¾ cup of barbecue sauce, 3 tablespoons of molasses, 1 tablespoon of soy sauce and Chinese five spice powder to taste to create a substitute for hoisin sauce. Mix the ingredients thoroughly in a bowl.Full Answer >
To make egg-free pancakes, combine 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1 tablespoon each baking powder and sugar. In a separate bowl, combine 1 cup milk, 2 tablespoons vegetable oil and 2 tablespoons water. Pour the milk mixture into the dry ingredients, mix to combine, and pour 1/4 cup of batter onto an oiled griddle that is heated to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Flip the pancakes when the edges appear dry, and cook until both sides are browned.Full Answer >
When making a traditional Yorkshire pudding, self-rising flour, which contains baking powder, can cause the pudding to turn soggy and flat during baking. Yorkshire pudding is a type of puff pastry that is more dense and compact than a popover, which is typically light and fluffy.Full Answer >