Alcohol Substitutions In Cooking
This information will be valuable for moslem (halal concern) to keep the food halal and may more delicious. Please read the following …
Amaretto – almond extract. (Substitute 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon almond
extract for 2 tablespoons Amaretto.)
Brandy – water, white grape juice, apple cider or apple juice,
diluted peach or apricot syrups. (Substitute equal amounts of liquid.)
Champagne – ginger ale.
Cointreau – orange juice or frozen orange juice concentrate.
Cognac – juice from peache, apricots, or pears.
Creme de menthe – spearmint extract or oil of spearmint diluted with
a litle water or grapefruit juice.
Dry Red Wine – red grape juice or cranberry juice. Also may subsitute
chicken, beef or vegetable broth, clam juice, and fruit juices.
(Substitute equal amount of liquid.)
Grand Marnier or Orange-Flavored Liqueur – unsweetened orange juice
concentrate or orange juice. (Substitute 2 tablespoons unsweetened
orange juice concentrate or 2 tablespoons orange juice and 1/2
teaspoon orange extract for 2 tablespoons Grand Marnier.)
Kahlua – coffee or chocolate-flavored liqueur. (Substitute 1/2 to 1
teaspoon chocolate extract or substitute 1/2 to 1 teaspoon instant
coffee in 2 tablespoons water for 2 tablespoons Kahlua.)
Kirsch – syrup or juices from cherries, raspberries, boysenberries,
currants, or cider. (Substitute equal amounts of liquid.)
Port Wine, Sweet Sherry, or Fruit-Flavored Liqueur) – orange juice or
apple juice. (Substitute equal amount of liquid.)
Rum (light or dark) – water, white grape juice, pineapple juice,
apple juice or apple cider, or syrup flavored with almond extract.
(Substitute equal amounts of liquid.)
Sherry or Bourbon – orange or pineapple juices, peach syrup, or
vanilla extract. (Substitute equal amount of liquid 1 to 2 teaspoons
Sweet White Wine – white grape juice plus 1 tablespoons Karo corn
syrup. (Substitute equal amount of liquid.)
To Substitute in Soups, Stews, and Entrees
Dry (unsweetened) Red Wine – water, beef broth, bouillion, liquid
drained from canned vegetables, tomatoe juice or from cooking fresh
Dry (unsweetened) White Wine – water, chicken broth, bouillion,
liquid drained from canned vegetables, tomatoe juice or from cooking
fresh vegetables, ginger ale, white grape juice.