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

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Videos

  1. How to Make Scones

    Tue, 14 Feb 2012

    flour; 1/4 cup of sugar; 2-1/2 teaspoons of baking powder ; 1/8 teaspoon of salt; 1/3 cup of cold butter ..... large bowl, we are going to add our flour, our sugar, baking powder and salt. Give that a little stir. Then, we're

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    2 cups of all-purpose flour; 1/4 cup of sugar; 2-1/2 teaspoons of baking powder ; 1/8 teaspoon of salt; 1/3 cup of cold butter, cut into pieces; 1 egg; 1/2 cup of whipping cream; 1-1/2 teaspoons of
    a large bowl, we are going to add our flour, our sugar, baking powder and salt. Give that a little stir. Then, we're going to add in our butter pieces. So, in they go. Now, if
  2. How to Make Oatmeal Cookies

    Wed, 15 Feb 2012

    brown sugar; 1/2 cup of granulated sugar; 1 teaspoon baking powder ; 1/4 of a teaspoon of baking soda; 1/2 teaspoon ..... seconds and now we're gonna go ahead and add in our baking powder and our baking soda. So, let's give this another

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    cup of packed brown sugar; 1/2 cup of granulated sugar; 1 teaspoon baking powder ; 1/4 of a teaspoon of baking soda; 1/2 teaspoon of brown cinnamon, which is optional; 1/4 teaspoon of ground cloves, also optional;
    few seconds and now we're gonna go ahead and add in our baking powder and our baking soda. So, let's give this another good mix before we add in our eggs. Here we go. Okay there
  3. 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.
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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. 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

    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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