Baking Powder

Baking powder is a dry chemical leavening agent used to increase the volume and lighten the texture of baked goods such as muffins, cakes, scones and biscuits.

Recipes

  1. Golden Yeast Biscuits

    These tender, light biscuits made with yeast, baking powder and baking soda conjure up memories of grandma's kitchen.

  2. Orange Popovers

    Grace Parisi loves popovers, but baking them can be tricky: They don't always rise as they should. For these foolproof ones, Grace adds a bit of baking powder to the batter and chooses to use a regular (not nonstick) muffin tin.

  3. Real Cornbread

    This traditional cornbread is made without flour, isn't sweet and has a crumbly texture. You can change the adaptable recipe to suit your cornbread preference. For a variation, substitute 1/2 teaspoon baking soda for the baking powder and use buttermilk instead of milk. If you're looking for a more ...

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Articles

  1. Baking Soda & Baking Powder : Know Your Label Lingo

    Thu, 29 Nov 2012

    are you mixed up baking soda and baking powder , a common mistake. Arm yourself ..... difference between baking soda and baking powder (and what to do if you only have ..... it well, and freeze it. “ Baking Powder ” This gets a bit confusing

  2. 25 Days of Christmas Cookies: Best-of-the-Season Gingerbread

    Fri, 14 Dec 2012

    That’s generally true today, but vinegar was a common cookie ingredient in the days before baking powder was invented. Until baking powder came into existence in 1843, people needed an acid to react with the baking soda in their baked goods so

  3. Sausage Cheese Balls - Rolling into Christmas

    Fri, 18 Dec 2015

    What these sausage cheese balls lack in sophistication, they more than make up for with their taste, simplicity, and proven track record for making party-goers happy. No one goes to a holiday party thinking, “I hope they serve sausage cheese balls,” but they all leave very grateful you did. I’m not sure how these evolved into a Christmas snack, but I bet it has something to do with the fact you can stretch a few pounds of meat and cheese into enough finger food for a large crowd. They can also be made ahead, which helps in the old holiday time management department. This is a recipe where everyone uses the same basic ingredients, but in wildly different proportions. Look online, and you’ll see versions with half the amount of biscuit mix, as well as ones with three times as much. It all depends on how bready verses cheesy/meaty you want your balls to be. The bad news is, the only way to figure out your ideal formula is to test multiple versions. This is also the good news. Speaking of formulas, this originally calls for biscuit mix (like Bisquick), but I prefer to use self-rising flour. Besides some added fat, that’s all biscuit mix is, and a little extra cheese more than makes up for any missing shortening. If you have some biscuit mix in the cupboard, by all means use it, but otherwise I see no need to go out and buy a box. If you don’t have self-rising flour, I’ve given instructions below for how to make your ow n . I really hope you give these sausage cheese balls a try soon. Enjoy! Makes about 48 sausage cheese balls: 1 1/4 pounds raw hot Italian pork sausage meat (just remove the casing from uncooked, link-style sausages) pinch of nutmeg 1/2 cup finely sliced green onions 1/2 pound shredded extra-sharp cheddar cheese (about 3 cups) 2 cups biscuit mix, or self-rising flour (*see below to make your own) 2 tablespoons milk - Bake at 450F. for about 12 to 15 minutes, or until cooked through (I like to broil for a minute or two for extra color) * To make your own self-rising flour, sift together 2 cups of all-purpose flour, with 1 tablespoon baking powder , and 1 teaspoon fine salt.

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Videos

  1. How to Bake a Cake from Scratch

    Sat, 18 Feb 2012

    whites; 2 cups of all-purpose flour; 1 teaspoon of baking powder ; 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda; 1/2 teaspoon of ..... ingredients. So, we have our flour. We have our salt baking powder and baking soda. Now, those are you leavening agents

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    ingredients: 4 egg whites; 2 cups of all-purpose flour; 1 teaspoon of baking powder ; 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda; 1/2 teaspoon of salt; 1/2 cup of butter of shortening that has been softened; 1-3/4 cups of
    our dry ingredients. So, we have our flour. We have our salt baking powder and baking soda. Now, those are you leavening agents that's what gonna make our cake rise, get nice and fluffy and beautiful.
  2. How to Make Peanut Butter Cookies

    Thu, 16 Feb 2012

    1/2 teaspoon of baking soda; 1/2 teaspoon of baking powder ; 1 egg; 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla; 1-1/4 cups ..... And, we're going to add in our baking soda and our baking powder . Okay. So, let's go back in and let's give this

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    we'll use brown sugar. 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda; 1/2 teaspoon of baking powder ; 1 egg; 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla; 1-1/4 cups of all-purpose flour; and a little bit of granulated sugar on the side. Okay,
    sugar. And, we're going to add in our baking soda and our baking powder . Okay. So, let's go back in and let's give this another mix until these ingredients are well-combined. Okay, so I'm going to
  3. How to Make Naan

    Thu, 16 Feb 2012

    be using today; 1 teaspoon of salt; 1 teaspoon of baking powder ; and 2 cups of all-purpose flour. Okay, so let ..... in some salt to have the flavor in our bread and our baking powder here. Okay, so let's go ahead and give this a stir

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    we will be using today; 1 teaspoon of salt; 1 teaspoon of baking powder ; and 2 cups of all-purpose flour. Okay, so let's begin with our Naan Bread. First things first, we're going to take our
    in some salt to have the flavor in our bread and our baking powder here. Okay, so let's go ahead and give this a stir. We're going to incorporate all of these ingredients. And once this
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Food Blogs We Love

  1. CakeSpy for Craftsy: Baking Soda Versus Baking Powder

    Thu, 24 Oct 2013

    Baking soda and baking powder . What's the dif? Find out on Craftsy, in this beautiful and thorough article I wrote .

  2. Baker's Dozen: A Batch of Sweet Links!

    Fri, 18 Oct 2013

    What is the difference between baking soda and baking powder ? Is it time to stop the baked good mash-ups? , asks UK publication Bakery I wanna visit: Copenhagen Pastry, Culver City

  3. Cayenne Cheddar Breakfast Biscuits

    Tue, 8 Sep 2015

    There are biscuit sandwiches…and then there are OH MY GOODNESS, BISCUIT SANDWICHES!!!!! This one happens to be in the latter category.   Start with the dry ingredients for the biscuits: flour, powdered milk, and sugar…     Then cayenne…     Baking powder , cream of tartar, and kosher salt.     Stir ...

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How To

  1. How to Make Pancakes

    Sat, 1 Jan 2000

    all-purpose flour 3 tablespoons granulated sugar 4 teaspoons baking powder 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon ground allspice 2 ..... large bowl whisk together flour, granulated sugar, baking powder , salt, and allspice. Separate eggs and whisk egg

  2. How to Make Sugar Cookies

    Sat, 1 Jan 2000

    cup butter, softened 1-1/4 cups sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla 2-1 ..... speed for 30 seconds. Add 1 cup of the sugar, the baking powder , and salt. Beat until combined, scraping sides of

  3. How to Make Apple Pie

    Sat, 1 Jan 2000

    granulated sugar 3/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 4 ounces (1/2 cup) chilled, unsalted butter, cut ..... a large bowl combine the flour, sugar, salt, and baking powder . Chill for 20 to 30 minutes. Place the flour mixture

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