No Time to go to the store! Any ideas for substituting? I'm making a strawberry lemonade WASC recipes, basically a dr. lemon supreme recipe but not sure what to do about the sour cream (1Cup) - I have pudding, would oil and pudding together sub okay?
No, sugar and oil isn't a good substitute for yogurt or sour cream.
Handy baking substitutes charts:
Maybe mayo would work? I got the best recipe for white cake here, i use it as my base for every flavor other than choc cake. I'm not sure if its much help for you but I'll copy the original recipe I found posted here, I cant remember the CCs user name, but I cant take credit for the recipe.
1 cup milk
6 egg whites
1/2 TBLS Vanilla
1/2 TBLS Almond
1/3 cup mayo
Mix above all in 1 bowl, should sit to get alittle warmer, but doesnt have to
2 1/4 flour
1 3/4 sugar
1 TBLS + 1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
Mix together (i do it in my kitchenaid with the wisk attachment)
add 1 stick softened unsalted butter (i do room temp) whisk and scrap til it looks like sand
Pour in wet.
1 stick butter = 4oz = 1/2 cup
For strawberry i add extract plus chopped strawberries
for cherry i add extract plus replace some of the milk with cherry juice
Makes two 8 inch rounds
Does fine in cuppies too though im not sure how many it makes, i dont usually make them unless i have extra or ill double the recipe to make my cakes then do extra in cuppies
They do have organic mayo!
For lemon poppyseed I juice 2 lemons & zest 1 lemon and use this instead of the extracts. I add about 1/4 c poppyseeds to the dry.
I have also done the WASC recipe with cream cheese instead of sour cream, and it turns out great. You can try that.
I have used 8 oz of soft cream cheese before.....
Use milk with a teaspoon of real lemon juice. This will slighty curdle and thicken the milk. It's also a good substitute for buttermilk. Hth