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Baking powder is a special agent that increases lift in various bakery recipes, including; bread loaves, rolls, muffins and American pancakes. Longman baking powder is to be used in the exact amount given in the recipe you follow. Usually you'd use baking powder in plain flour.IngredientsWheat flour, Raising Agents: Acid Sodium Pyrophosphate, Sodium Bicarbonate.
How to much to useGenerally, one teaspoon (5 g or 1/6 oz) of baking powder is used to raise a mixture of one cup (120 g or 4oz) of flour, one cup of liquid, and one egg. However, if the mixture is acidic, baking powder's additional acids remain unconsumed in the chemical reaction and often lend an unpleasant taste to food. High acidity can be caused by ingredients such as buttermilk, lemon juice, yogurt, citrus, or honey. When excessive acid is present, some of the baking powder should be replaced with baking soda. For example, one cup of flour, one egg, and one cup of buttermilk requires only ½ teaspoon of baking powder—the remaining leavening is caused by buttermilk acids reacting with ¼ teaspoon of baking soda.
However, with baking powders that contain sodium acid pyrophosphate, excess alkaline substances can sometimes deprotonate the acid in two steps instead of the one that normally occurs, resulting in an offensive bitter taste to baked goods. Calcium compounds and aluminium compounds do not have that problem, though, since calcium compounds that deprotonate twice are insoluble and aluminium compounds do not deprotonate in that fashion.
Moisture and heat can cause baking powder to lose its effectiveness over time, and commercial varieties have a somewhat arbitrary expiration date printed on the container. Regardless of the expiration date, the effectiveness can be tested by placing a teaspoon of the powder into a small container of hot water. If it bubbles vigorously, it is still active and usable.
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- Dissolves easily
- Vitamins Fortified
- Ideal for baking
- Highly active
- SKU: LO886GR19CININAFAMZ
- NAFDAC No.: N/A
- Product Line: kateng01
- Weight (kg): 0.1
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