Alcohol Substitutions In Cooking
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.