baking powder

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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.

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

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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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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prášok do pečiva
bột nở

baking powder

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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

baking powder

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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.
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?
I don't like to be suspicious or talk scandal, but sometimes I think the Jumbles have too much baking powder in them.
In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder and cinnamon powder.
QWhat's the difference between baking powder and bicarbonate of soda?
Marinate wings with salt, pepper, chilli and coat into dry mixture of baking powder and flour.
ADD mashed bananas, white and brown sugar, cinnamon, salt, baking soda, baking powder, corn oil, vanilla and eggs.
HEART'S DESIRE SURPRISE INSIDE CAKE (Serves 8) INGREDIENTS For the heart: 125g (41/2oz) margarine 125g (41/2oz) caster sugar 2 medium eggs 200g (7oz) plain flour 10g (2tsp) baking powder Dr.
BERNARD MATTHEWS TURKEY HAM AND CHEESE VOLCANOES INGREDIENTS: 100g Bernard Matthews wafer thin turkey ham cut into ribbons 255g plain flour, sifted 3 tsp baking powder 1 tsp sugar 1/2 tsp salt 1 tbsp paprika 100g red Leicester cheese, grated 1 egg 300ml milk 2 tbsp vegetable oil METHOD: 1.
Ingredients (makes 10-12 cookies) 80g cashew butter 25g brown sugar 1 medium egg 25ml Vermont maple syrup good pinch of salt 125g spelt flour 1/2 tsp baking powder 25g 85 per cent cocoa solids chocolate, chopped Method 1 Preheat the oven to 180degC and line a baking tray with grease proof paper.