A question about a recipe: New England Spider Cake

I have a question about the recipe "New England Spider Cake" from Sarah Jampel. I don't have distilled vinegar or lemon juice. Can I acidulate the milk with cream of tartar?

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New England Spider Cake
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The P. February 20, 2015
And the answer is, it turned out beautifully with the buttermilk. And I now have white vinegar on hand.
 
The P. February 19, 2015
Okay, never mind. I had 2 cups of buttermilk (just barely!), so I used that. I've also added white vinegar to my "must have in the pantry" list. ;-)

I'll let you know how it turns out.
 
LE B. February 20, 2015
My answer would have been "No, go get vinegar or buttermilk.)
When you do add white vinegar to your pantry, try googling 'uses for white vinegar' and you will be amazed. Very useful!
 
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