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bak·ing powder

A mixture of baking soda, starch, and at least one slightly acidic compound such as cream of tartar that works as a leavening agent in baking by releasing carbon dioxide when mixed with a liquid, such as milk or water.
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baking powder

(Cookery) any of various powdered mixtures that contain sodium bicarbonate, starch (usually flour), and one or more slightly acidic compounds, such as cream of tartar: used in baking as a substitute for yeast
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bak′ing pow`der

a powder used as a leavening agent in baking, consisting of sodium bicarbonate, an acid substance, and a starch: when moistened, carbon dioxide is set free, causing dough to rise.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.baking powder - any of various powdered mixtures used in baking as a substitute for yeastbaking powder - any of various powdered mixtures used in baking as a substitute for yeast
leaven, leavening - a substance used to produce fermentation in dough or a liquid
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خَميرة الخُبْز، مَسْحوق التَّخْميرمَسْحُوق الـخَبِيز
prášek do pečiva
prašak za pecivo
베이킹 파우더
prášok do pečiva
bột nở

baking powder

nlievito (minerale) in polvere
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(beik) verb
1. to cook in an oven. I'm going to bake (bread) today; She baked the ham.
2. to dry or harden by heat. The sun is baking the ground dry.
baked adjective
baked ham; freshly baked bread.
ˈbaker noun
1. a person who bakes. He is a qualified baker; She is a good baker.
2. a baker's shop.
ˈbakeryplural ˈbakeries noun
a place where baking is done and / or where bread, cakes etc are sold. I bought some cakes at the bakery.
ˈbaking noun
the act or art of cooking bread, cakes etc.
baking powder
a powder used to make cakes etc rise. This sponge cake is very flat – you can't have used enough baking powder.
a baker's dozen
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baking powder

مَسْحُوق الـخَبِيز prášek do pečiva bagepulver Backpulver μπέικιν πάουντερ levadura en polvo leivinjauhe levure prašak za pecivo lievito in polvere ベーキングパウダー 베이킹 파우더 bakpoeder bakepulver proszek do pieczenia fermento em pó разрыхлитель bakpulver ผงฟู kabartma tozu bột nở 发酵粉
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References in classic literature ?
Hiram Sloane told me the other day that a big envelope addressed to the Rollings Reliable Baking Powder Company of Montreal had been dropped into the post office box a month ago, and she suspicioned that somebody was trying for the prize they'd offered for the best story that introduced the name of their baking powder.
I think it would be perfectly disgraceful to write a story to advertise a baking powder. It would be almost as bad as Judson Parker's patent medicine fence."
There wasn't a word in my story about -- about -- " Anne choked a little over the word -- "baking powder."
Well, I just stated that she used the Rollings Reliable in it, and that was why it turned out so well; and then, in the last paragraph, where PERCEVAL clasps AVERIL in his arms and says, `Sweetheart, the beautiful coming years will bring us the fulfilment of our home of dreams,' I added, `in which we will never use any baking powder except Rollings Reliable.'"
What do you think a mother would feel like if she found her child tattooed over with a baking powder advertisement?
Oh, Marilla, it must have been the baking powder. I had my suspicions of that bak--"
I don't like to be suspicious or talk scandal, but sometimes I think the Jumbles have too much baking powder in them."
INGREDIENTS SERVES 12-15 n 100g caster or granulated sugar n 2 medium eggs n 70g salted butter, plus extra for greasing n 135g plain flour n 1tsp baking powder n 3/4tsp culinary lavender buds n 30ml whole milk For the decoration: n 40-45ml lemon juice n 200g icing sugar n Black food dye METHOD 1 Put caster sugar and eggs in stand mixer (or use handheld electric whisk).
In separate bowl, combine flour and baking powder. Grind lavender with mortar and pestle.
Ingredients 2 medium free-range eggs, 100g slightly salted butter, melted, 200g creme fraiche, 150g mature cheese, grated, 50g cashew nuts, chopped, 1tsp mixed herbs, pinch of salt and pepper, 50g carrot, grated, 50g sweetcorn, 50g shallot, finely chopped, 50g courgette, grated, 50g baby spinach, chopped, 250g plain flour, 100g wholemeal flour, 1tbsp baking powder, 1tsp mustard powder.
In addition to Clabber Girl, a retail baking powder brand, Clabber Girl Corporation's product offerings include the Rumford, Davis, Hearth Club and Royal brands of retail baking powder, baking soda and corn starch, and the Royal brand of foodservice dessert mixes.
Sift together the flour and baking powder and set aside.