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baking powder

[′bāk·iŋ ‚pau̇d·ər]
(food engineering)
A yeast substitute of sodium bicarbonate plus potassium tartrate, tartaric acid, anhydrous sodium aluminum sulfate, monocalcium phosphate, or any combination of these acids so formulated as to release carbon dioxide from the sodium bicarbonate (baking soda) when moistened.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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(5) Add mixed flour and baking powder to the mixture and stir well.
For the pancakes: Sift the flour, coconut flour, baking powder and salt into a mixing bowl.
Ingredients: 150g The Pantry plain flour, 120g authentic Greek yoghurt, 2tsp Americano instant coffee, 2 large eggs, 1tsp The Pantry baking powder, pinch of salt, 50ml milk, 25ml vegetable oil, 50g The Pantry caster sugar and 50ml of Aldi's Bellucci Amaretto ([pounds sterling]5.99).
1 2 Slowly incorporate the flour and egg, and finally add the baking powder and milk.
In a medium bowl, combine flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt then sift.
Stir in the flour and baking powder with a large metal spoon then, once combined, stir in 3/4 of the Mini Egg pieces, saving some larger pieces for decoration.
In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder and cinnamon powder.
smart cookie INGREDIENTS (Makes about 24) 110g unsalted butter, at room temperature, cubed; 110g caster sugar; 1 large egg, lightly beaten; 125g plain flour; 1/2tsp baking powder; 20g cocoa powder; 1/2tsp ground cinnamon; 1/4tsp salt; 100g chocolate chips (70% cocoa solids), or 100g dark cooking chocolate, cut into 0.5cm pieces; 50g mashed banana (about 1/2 small banana); 170g pecan halves, finely chopped; 100g icing sugar, for dusting METHOD 1.
smart cookie INGREDIENTS Makes about 24) 110g unsalted butter, at room temperature, cubed; 110g caster sugar; large egg, lightly beaten; 125g plain flour; 1/2tsp baking powder; 20g cocoa powder; 1/2tsp ground cinnamon; 1/4tsp salt; 100g chocolate chips (70% cocoa solids), or 100g dark cooking chocolate, cut into 0.5cm pieces; 50g mashed banana (about 1/2 small banana); 170g pecan halves, finely chopped; 100g icing sugar, for dusting METHOD 1.
QWhat's the difference between baking powder and bicarbonate of soda?