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gelatin alternative agar-agar? -Cheese cake

Noork85 | Feb 25, 201407:46 PM

hello,

i have a little dilemma. I cannot use gelatin due to religous reasons and cannot use kosher gelatin either. ive read that agar-agar is a good alternative. does anyone know how i would substitute it?

the recipe says:
Meanwhile, in a small cup, sprinkle the gelatin over the cold water and let stand about 2-3 minutes or until the gelatin has become soft and spongy. Add the gelatin to the warm strawberry sauce and heat (over low heat), stirring constantly, until the gelatin has dissolved.

Read more: http://www.joyofbaking.com/cakes/Stra...

does anyone have experience with agar-agar? how do i use the agar in place of gelatin? please help!

thank you!
-Annie

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