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Old 08-31-2009, 10:42 PM   #1
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Ricotta for Sour Cream in Cake?

ricotta for sour cream. am trying to make pound cake recipe i found on line. thanks for anyone that can help

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Old 08-31-2009, 10:54 PM   #2
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IT could work. Process the ricotta to make it smoother. It won't have the same tang as you would get from the sour cream.
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Old 08-31-2009, 11:07 PM   #3
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Have you got yogurt instead? I'd go with that instead.
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Old 08-31-2009, 11:23 PM   #4
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thanks u two, no yogurt. but will do what you said andy. i don't get groceries til thurs and want to bake it tomorrow. have frozen berries i want to put on top. thanks again.
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Old 09-01-2009, 12:38 AM   #5
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Have you got yogurt instead? I'd go with that instead.
I often sub yogurt for sour cream in baking.It works just fine.
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Old 09-01-2009, 06:28 AM   #6
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babe, does the recipe call for both baking powder and baking soda? If it does, I would add a bit of lemon juice to the ricotta when you buzz it to make it smoother. You may need the acid that would have been in the sour cream, for leavening power with the baking soda.
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i'd use mayonnaise.
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i'd use mayonnaise.
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babe, does the recipe call for both baking powder and baking soda? If it does, I would add a bit of lemon juice to the ricotta when you buzz it to make it smoother. You may need the acid that would have been in the sour cream, for leavening power with the baking soda.
Yes! Exactly.

It won't come out right without adjustment if the sour cream was used for leavening purposes.
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thanks, will check recipe. it is in kitchen and i am in my sewing/puter room
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