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I have a family recipe for a cheese cracker that calls for citric acid but
does not indicate the amount to use. What measurement would you suggest? The recipe calls for 3 cups of flour. Thanks

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  1. My edumicated guess is the citric acid is added to make the cracker have a sharper taste. They used to use sour salt for that purpose. I would say no more than a 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon.