ammonium bicarbonate

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ammonium bicarbonate

n.
A white crystalline salt, bicarbonate of ammonium, NH4HCO3, used in fire-extinguishing compounds and in baking powder.
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Baking ammonia (ammonium bicarbonate) is a chemical leavening agent that is not often used in bakeshops today.
Orange Pecan Biscotti Formula Ingredients Baker's % Kilogram US decimal Butter 21.18 0.274 0.603 Sugar 80.59 1.041 2.295 Eggs 42.94 0.555 1.223 Vanilla extract 3.53 0.046 0.101 Bread flour 100.00 1.292 2.848 Cinnamon 1.76 0.023 0.050 Baking ammonia 1.18 0.015 0.034 Salt 1.76 0.023 0.050 Pecans, toasted 92.35 1.193 2.630 and chopped Orange zest 5.88 0.076 0.167 Total 351.17 4.536 10.000 Ingredients Lb & Oz Test Butter 9 5/8 1 7/8 oz Sugar 2 4 3/4 7 3/8 oz Eggs 1 3 5/8 3 7/8 oz Vanilla extract 1 5/8 2 tsp Bread flour 2 13 1/2 9 1/8 oz Cinnamon 3/4 1 tsp Baking ammonia 1/2 1/2 tsp Salt 3/4 1 tsp Pecans, toasted 2 10 1/8 8 3/8 oz and chopped Orange zest 2 5/8 1/5 oz Total 10 0 2 lb Process, Orange Pecan Biscotti 1.
Ammonium carbonate, also known as ammonium bicarbonate or baking ammonia, is not as widely used as baking soda or baking powder.